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UPDATE: Two injured with gunshot wounds in Lansing was road rage incident, police say

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UPDATE (11:33 a.m.) — The Lansing Police Department has deemed a shooting that resulted in two people suffering gunshot wounds in Lansing last night as a road rage incident.

Police also identified the vehicle and a description of the driver who shot at another driver and its passenger last night near Oakland Avenue.

That car has been identified as a white Chevy Impala with tinted windows. Police describe the suspect in the front passenger seat as a light complexion black male with dreads. Police describe the driver of the suspect vehicle as a light complexion black female.

Police said the driver who was shot is a 26-year-old female with a gunshot wound in her arm. The front passenger who was also hit is a 28-year-old man with a gunshot wound in his leg.

Both victims were immediately treated by LPD officers and transported by the Lansing Fire Department to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police report that the road rage incident continued for several blocks until the victims’ vehicle stopped at the 1100 Block of Comfort.

The suspect’s vehicle pulled alongside the victims’ and the front passenger in the suspect vehicle fired a weapon at the victims, striking both of them.

 Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the Lansing Police Department @ 517-483-4600

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Police are investigating a shooting on Comfort Street in Lansing just north of West Oakland Avenue, according to Sgt. Stitt of the Lansing Police Department.

When 6 News arrived on the scene a woman and her two children were being escorted into a Lansing Fire Department Ambulance.

Police taped off the area around a vehicle in the 800 block of Comfort Street as well as blocked the right lane of West Oakland Avenue near the intersection.

Nearly three blocks north on Comfort Street, a Crime Scene Investigation Unit van and multiple officers were using flashlights to check the area. Police were dispatched to the area shortly before 10:00 p.m. and there remand a heavy police presence well after 11:00 p.m.

The investigation is ongoing and more details will be provided as they become available.

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