UPDATE: (10:03 a.m.) — The Lansing Police Department has released the name of the teen who was shot and killed Wednesday.

Police say the name of the homicide victim is Allayah Marie Walker-Travis, 17-years-old from Lansing.

The shooting happened on the 3500 block of Wainwright Ave.

The original 20-year-old suspect police said they were looking at ‘remains part of the investigation,’ but he is not under arrest, LPD said.


LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) — At approximately 9:27 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 16, Lansing Police were called to the 3500 block of Wainwright near Glenbrook Road after reports of a girl who had been shot.

Officers arrived on the scene to find a 17-year-old girl with multiple gunshot wounds.

Officers attempted first aid until Lansing Fire arrived and transported the 17-year-old to a local
hospital, where she later passed away.

Witnesses said the shooting was related to an argument that happened earlier in the evening. These same witnesses also led officers to an address involved with the incident.

Officers went to the home and found more witnesses to the crime, and discovered a 20-year-old man suspect.

Lansing Police Detectives said they are undergoing a thorough investigation to confirm further details that led up to the shooting.

6 News was on the scene and there were at least a dozen police cars in the area.

Police had their guns drawn and were yelling at someone inside to come out.

6 News also saw at least eight people come out of a home with their arms up and police nearby.

Lansing Police are advising anyone with information regarding the shooting to call the Lansing Police Department at 517-483-4600, Detective Sergeant Thomas at 517-483-6847, Crime Stoppers at 517-483-7867 or to send a private message through the Lansing Police Department Facebook page.