EAST LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) — Officials say a 21-year-old man is still in the hospital in after being shot by police at a Meijer in East Lansing on Monday.
MSP added that the suspect is in police custody on unrelated charges and was out on bond related to those charges.
“Once detectives finalize their report, it will be forwarded to the AG’s Office per a written policy by the Ingham County Prosecutor’s Office,” said a tweet from MSP First District
Around 6:30 p.m. Monday, officers with the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) were sent to a Meijer located at 1350 W. Lake Lansing Road for a weapons complaint.
The caller said a man pulled a gun out of a car, stuck it in his pocket and went into the store.
When officers got to the store, they saw a man that matched the description given by the caller.
A chase started and both the officers and the man left the store, and when the officers came in contact with the man, shots were fired.
The man was struck and later taken to the hospital, where police say he is now stable. According to ELPD, no one else was injured.
Officials said a weapon was retrieved at the scene.
Monday night, officials held a press conference and confirmed that two officers are on paid administrative leave while the shooting is investigated.
Michigan State Police have taken over the investigation, per standard procedure.
Those who assisted ELPD on the scene were: Michigan State University Police, Lansing Police, Lansing Township Police, Meridian Township Police, and MSP.
As this investigation continues, 6 News will keep you updated.