15-year-old boy killed in shooting in Lansing

LANSING – A 15-year-old boy died on Saturday after a shooting in Lansing.

The boy died of gunshot wounds sustained in an accidental shooting on the 600 block on North Fairview Avenue, the Lansing Police Department said. Another 15-year-old boy was arrested in connection with the shooting.

The police did not identify any of the boys.

LPD said in a statement at 10:30 p.m. Saturday that they are investigating the incident as a murder. At 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, they released a statement describing the incident as an accidental shooting.

The investigation is still ongoing.

The police say there is no danger to the public.

When people have information, LPD has asked them to contact Detective Sgt. Rick Thomas at 517-483-6847, LPD at 483-4600, Crime Stoppers at 517-483-7867, or send a private message through the LPD Facebook page.

Contact reporter Craig Lyons at 517-377-1047 or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter @craigalyons.

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