UPDATE: One person was shot and killed in Lansing on Thursday after law enforcement from the Lansing Police Department and Michigan State Police “encountered a suspect who was armed with a handgun.”
On Friday, the Michigan State Police First District released more information about the officer involved shooting.
MSP said the shooting involved one Lansing Police Department Officer and three Michigan State Police Troopers from the Lansing Post.
According to MSP officials, the man who died is a 35-year-old from Lansing.
Per MSP protocol, the three troopers have been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation, which is still ongoing.
In a press conference Thursday night, Lansing Police Chief Ellery Sosebee said the investigation was ongoing and shared some early details about what happened.
The shooting took place in a residential area in south Lansing. Sosebee said around 5 p.m., officers were called to 2000 block of Irene Court for complaints of shots fired.
Once on scene, he said officers could hear gunshots and called in for back up.
That’s when Michigan State Police troopers arrived on scene and assisted.
“Officers from the Lansing Police Department and the Michigan State Police encountered the suspect, who was armed with a hand gun. At that point, an officer involved shooting did occur,” Sosebee said. “Officers secured the suspect and rendered first aid. The Lansing Fire Department responded and provided medical treatment. The suspect was pronounced dead on the scene and a handgun was recovered at the scene.”