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Victim of MLK shooting identified

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Posted at 11:43 AM, Aug 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-05 11:43:26-04

LANSING, Mich. — Lansing Police have identified the A 21-year-old Lansing man who died from gunshot wound injuries on Saturday as Tyrell Antonio Pettway.

Pettway was a Lansing resident.

On August 3rd, at approximately 3:20 p.m, Lansing Police Officers responded to report of a shooting inside a business in the Plush Hair Studio at the 5100 block of S. Martin Luther King Blvd.

Officers arrived and located a 21 yr. Lansing male with multiple gun shots.

The Pettway was transported to a local hospital and pronounced deceased.

Police have a 21 yr. old male suspect in-custody.

Police remained on the scene to further their investigation into the shooting.

Preliminary information suggests this was not a random incident and there is no current threat to the public.

Police say more information will be made available as it is obtained.

Anyone with information about the event can contact Detective Sergeant Shawn McNamara at 483-6840, the Lansing Police Department at 483-4600, Crime Stoppers at 483-7867 or send a private message through the Lansing Police Department Facebook page.

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