UPDATE: Lansing Police identify man killed in the city’s 7th homicide in a month

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UPDATE: 12/8/20 @ 12:00 P.M. (WLNS)— Police have identified the man killed in yesterday’s homicide as 32-year-old Armed Rashad Walker.

Lansing Police continue to investigate this case and follow up on leads. No arrest have been made.

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)— Lansing Police say they’re investigating a homicide after a man was found dead shortly after 6 o’clock this morning.

According to the Lansing Police Department, shortly after 1 a.m. they called to the 4200 block of W. Jolly Rd. for a shots fired complaint. Upon arrival, officers located a 20-year-old woman.

The woman told police she and her boyfriend were sitting in a vehicle at the residence and were
approached by four men. She said they were armed with firearms and demanded the couple
get out of the vehicle.

Once outside of the vehicle they heard several shots being fired and then saw the suspects run away.

The woman was not able to locate her boyfriend and called for police.

Investigating officers located and recovered evidence of a shooting at the scene. Officers
contacted residences in the area, checked for the four suspects and the victim’s boyfriend, but were not able to locate either.

At approximately 6:15 a.m. Lansing Police were sent back to the 4200 block of W. Jolly Rd. on
a check subject call for an unresponsive man lying near the shoulder of the road.

Upon arrival, officers found a man who had died with an unknown injury. He was
identified as the woman’s missing 32-year-old boyfriend.

The investigation is in the preliminary stages and ongoing. Limited information is available at
this time.

This homicide is the city’s 7th in the last month. One person who was shot on November 7th died in November 10th. There were also homicides on or around November 9th, 12th, 19th, 21st, and 25th

The Lansing Police Department encourages anyone with information with regard to this case to call
the department or one of the following contact people: Lansing Police Department 517-483-4600, Lansing Police Department Detective Ellen Larson 517-483-6817, or Crime Stoppers 517-483-STOP (7867).

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