LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)– Lansing Police are looking for answers after a 15-year-old boy was shot and killed at the 600 block of North Fairview in Lansing.

Police responded to a report of shots fired inside a home on North Fairview at 7:05 PM, and that’s where they found the 15-year-old with a gunshot wound.

The boy was transported to a local hospital and due to his injuries he was pronounced dead.

After hearing of the boy’s death, Lansing Police Chief, Daryl Green said the community must do a better job at preventing violence.

“The murder of this young man is disgusting and as a community, we all must do
a better to prevent violence,” said Lansing Police Chief, Daryl Green.

On Sunday, Lansing Police saying this is the case of one child shooting another child. Green said the preliminary investigation so far, shows this was an accidental shooting. Officers arrested a 15-year-old male. He is currently lodged at the Ingham County Youth Home.

If you know anything you’re asked to call: Detective Sergeant Rick Thomas at 483-6847, 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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