Man in custody after firing shots in Lansing neighborhood


UPDATE (1/8/2022 – 5:20 p.m.) — Lansing Police have the man who fired multiple shots in a Lansing neighborhood early this morning.

Around 4:47 a.m., police arrived at a house on the 4900 block of Pleasant Grove Road and Jolly Road.

Police say they made multiple attempts to communicate with the man.

A man then came out of the house with a gun, pointing it in the direction of police before going back inside.

After being told by police to drop the weapon, the man then shot from various doors and windows around the house.

Police negotiated with the man via a long-range acoustic device, additionally using tear gas.

The man surrendered to police around 3:40 p.m. this afternoon.

The man is a 41-year-old Lansing resident, who is currently being housed at the LPD jail, awaiting multiple felony charges.

UPDATE (1/8/22 – 12:10 p.m.) — 6 News on the scene has said that dozens of cars from Michigan State Police cars and Lansing Police are on the scene.

Two armored cars are also outside of the home.

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)—At 4:50 a.m. Saturday, Lansing Police responded to a call for shots fired on the 4900 block on Pleasant Grove Rd. and W Jolly Rd.

When officers arrived the person was firing a weapon out of a home.

The person is now barricaded inside their home and Lansing Police are asking people to avoid the area.

This is a barricaded situation and Lansing Police are asking people to avoid the area. This post will be updated as we learn more information.

CORRECTION — Gregory Michael Sanders was initially identified as a 42-year-old from Lansing by police when he is actually 41-years-old.

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