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Neighbors react to overnight shooting on Jones Street in Lansing

Posted: 10:04 AM, May 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-08 14:04:16Z

 Residents who live on Jones Street on the east side of Lansing are feeling afraid and on alert after a shooting late Sunday.

Neighbors told FOX 47's Megan Hiler that they are upset about what was happening so close to home.

"Just unsafe. Its unsafe," Sonya Rooks said.

Rooks lives nearby on Jones Street where she says her son heard shots fired just after 11:00 last night, with police cars coming to the scene shortly after.

The shots left bullet holes in the house located on the 400 block of Jones Street, an incident that comes just weeks after police say a man was killed after allegedly trying to break into a home.

"My son heard the shots and then he looked out the window and he saw the vehicle go off onto Bement Road," Rooks said.

Many residents are feeling unsafe after the recent events.

"Its scary to think about. We've been making sure the doors are locked here more often. We actually plan on moving because of it," Joseph Dungerow said.

Dungerow is a new father and says the recent events made him and his wife uneasy. Rooks also said she plans on leaving the area.

"I'm looking for a place outside of Lansing...its just not safe," she said.

Rooks says she would have better peace of mind living elsewhere where she isn't always worried about her family's safety.

"I don't come out. I come out to put my dog out, then I go back in the house because I don't want problems with people. I don't associate with anyone here," she said.

No one was injured in last night's shooting and police are not able to confirm at this time if the two incidents are connected. News 10 will keep you updated as the investigation continues.