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Man arrested in deadly shooting in Lansing's Old Town

Posted at 9:13 AM, Jun 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-30 09:17:52-04

LANSING, Mich. — Below is a report from the Lansing Police on the capture of a suspect in the deadly shooting of Reginald Craig.

During the course of this homicide investigation a person of interest (suspect) was identified. Lansing Police Detectives along with Michigan State Police and members of the Violent Impact Team (VCI) were able to locate the suspect and arrest him without incident late last night in Lansing’s North end. The suspect is a 62 year old Lansing man.

It has been determined that the suspect and the victim were together in the 400 block of E. Cesar Chavez on the morning of 6/28/19. Both got into a verbal argument that turned physical, and lead to the suspect shooting the victim.

The Police department and Investigation team would like to thank the community for actively being a part of this investigation. Without the numerous tips and information, the identification and arrest would not have happened in such a timely manner.

Anticipated formal charges and arraignment are expected for Monday, 7/1/19. Additional information will be released after arraignment.

Detectives continue to encourage people to call with any information as it pertains to this homicide.

The following names and numbers are available:

  • Detective Sergeant Shawn McNamara at 483-6840
  • Detective Matt Salmon at 483-6855
  • CRIME STOPPERS at 517-483-7867
  • Lansing Police Department Facebook -Private Message.

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