17-year-old arrested, charged with homicide for Lansing triple shooting


LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) — The Lansing Police Department says a 17-year-old has been arrested and charged with homicide for their role in a shooting on Cedar St. and Miller Rd. in the early hours of Friday morning.

Police say they identified Lemmie Edward Jones as a suspect and found and arrested him Monday.

Jones is accused of killing 17-year-old Arianna Delacruz and during that incident three other people were also hurt.

An 18-year-old woman suffered a critical injury, a 16-year-old was shot and had a serious injury, and a 10-week-old baby also had a serious injury.

LPD has still not provide an update on the other three people.

Jones was arraigned in 54-A District Court and faces six charges:

Count 1: Homicide – Open Murder

Count 2: Weapons – Firearms – Discharge from a Vehicle causing Death

Count 3: Assault with Intent to Murder

Count 4: Assault with Intent to Murder

Count 5: Assault with Intent to Murder

Count 6: Weapons – Carrying Concealed

Jones is next scheduled in 54-A District Court in front of Judge Buchanan for a probably cause conference on Dec. 22 at 3:00 p.m. and has a preliminary exam on Dec. 29 at 1:30 p.m.

Probable Cause Conference: 12/22/21 @ 3 p.m.

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