UPDATE: Man charged after Lansing standoff


UPDATE (Thursday 4:05 p.m.) – A Lansing man has been arraigned in connection with a standoff Wednesday morning.

Michael Bensinger, 28, of Lansing has been charged with a felony count of obstruction/resisting/assaulting a police officer. He also faces a misdemeanor charge of domestic assault. Bond has been set at $10,000 and his next court appearance is set for September 20.

UPDATE (9:05 a.m.) – A man who had barricaded himself inside a home near downtown Lansing has surrendered to Lansing Police without incident. A spokesperson for the Lansing Police Department tells 6 News that the situation began with an apparent domestic dispute. Police responded to the 600 block of Seymour just before 4:30 a.m.. One of the people left the house but a second remained inside. Police were concerned that there may have been weapons inside the home. Neighbors were cleared out of their homes while police set up a perimeter surrounding the home.

>>>This story is developing and will be updated online

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – A police standoff is happening in Lansing near Lapeer and Seymour Ave. Police and Lansing Community College officials are advising people to avoid the area.

Lansing Community College is reporting this as a hostage situation.

6 News is heading to the scene and will update you on air and online when we learn more.

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