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UPDATE: Police identify man killed in shooting

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Posted at 10:34 AM, Nov 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-22 10:34:10-05

Lansing Police have identified the man killed in a shooting Monday night.

Police say 27-year-old Matthew Ryan Smoke of Lansing, was found with a gunshot wound in the 3000 block of South Washington just before 7p.m.

Police say his was seated in a vehicle located in the parking lot of the business at the address. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

Preliminary information determined by Officers and Detectives investigation into this homicide indicates the following;

Smoke patronized the business in the 3000 block of S. Washington. He left the business and entered a vehicle in the parking lot.

Police say he was then approached by an armed suspect. The victim and the suspect have a confrontation. The suspect shoots the victim and runs away on foot.

A Police K-9 attempted to track the suspect and was not unsuccessful. The suspect is described as a black male, 5'9" in height, 260 lbs. in weight, wearing a red hooded sweatshirt.

The Lansing Police Department is seeking information with regard to this homicide. Call Lansing Police Detective Scroggins at 517-483-6848 or Lansing Police Department at 517-483-4600.