UPDATE: Suspect taken into custody after police surround home in Lansing

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UPDATE: 5/17/2021 @ 4:37 p.m. (WLNS)– Around 2 p.m. officer from the Lansing Police Department attempted to stop a car believed to be involved in a weapons complaint.

According to the Lansing Police Department, the car fled the scene and struck a police car while attempting to leave the area.

Officers followed the vehicle until it crashed near Oakland and Washington Streets.

The suspect fled the crash on foot and ran into a home located on the corner of Jenison and Ottawa Streets.

Police were able to speak with suspect, which lead to their peaceful surrender.

The incident remains under investigation.

UPDATE: 5/17/2021 @ 3:42 P.M. (WLNS)– The 6 News Photographer on scene reports someone was seen leaving the home shortly before 4 p.m.

The suspect left the home with their hands in the air, walked to the middle of the street, and was handcuffed by police.

Two dogs were also removed from the home before armed officer went inside.

<<<This story is developing and will be updated.

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)– There is a heavy police presence in the 1400 block of Ottawa Street in Lansing.

According to the 6 News team on the scene, both the Lansing Police Department and Michigan State Police are responding.

Officers can be seen holding rifles, and a K-9 unit is present.

“Officers can be heard telling someone to leave the house, and they won’t leave the area until they do,” said Assitant Chief Photographer Connor Wilton.

“We have the house surrounded, we need everyone in the home to cooperate, and come out with your hands in the air” a Lansing police officer could be heard saying over a loud speaker. “We will not leave until everyone leaves the home.”

It’s not known at this time what lead to the situation.

It’s advised drivers avoid the area if possible.

<<<This story is developing and will be updated.

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