17-year-old Lansing shooting victim identified, no suspects


UPDATE: (3:39 p.m.) — Waverly Community Schools superintendent Kelly Blake released the following statement on the passing of Anthony Alvion-Inez Davis III, who was a senior at the school.

We are deeply saddened by the tragic death of Anthony “Tre” Davis, Waverly High School senior. At this time we would like to respect the privacy of his family as they grieve this heartbreaking loss. 

Waverly superintendent Kelly Blake

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) — The 17-year-old shooting victim at 3900 Block of Hunters Ridge Drive has been identified as Anthony Alvion-Inez Davis III.

At 2:37 p.m. police responded to a reported shooting. 911 operators advised officers that a 17-year-old boy had arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound.

Ryan Holmes, a groundskeeper says it all happened very quickly.

“I was in the office with my manager she was interviewing someone for a job here. We heard a noise. I thought it was actually a piece of machinery that we actually don’t even have in there. I was looking around trying to figure out what it was. We saw out the window a bunch of people running around. I saw a guy with a gun I briefly saw someone fall over.”

Holmes works as a groundsman at the apartment complex where the shooting happened. He says after hearing 7 gunshots, he was the one who made the call to police.

” I started ducking behind the counter, I called 911.”

Responding officers were told by 911 dispatch that Davis arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound.

Officers say they believe that Davis was shot in the parking lot and taken to a hospital by an acquaintance.

The teen eventually died of his injuries.

The shooting is now considered a homicide.

As of right now, there are no suspects. LPD says they believe this was an isolated incident.

Anyone with information with regard to this homicide is asked to call one of the following; Lansing Police Department 517-483-4600, Detective Sergeant Rick Thomas 517-483-6847, Crime Stoppers 517-483-7867, or message the Lansing Police Department Facebook page.

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