Lansing’s Second Homicide For 2015

LANSING, MI (WLNS) – The Lansing Police Department is investigating what has become their second homicide for 2015. The first homicide occurred less than a week ago.

According to police, they responded to a call of suspicious activity on the 600 block of Fenton Street in Lansing.

“The Lansing Police Department did arrive to the residence here and they made entrance into the house,” Officer Merritt, LPD says. “they did locate a 39-year-old male and appears to be the resident.”

When police went inside the home, the man was found dead.

A homicide officials say was not a random act. “Anytime you have a homicide people should be alarmed, however were putting out there that it’s not a random act and we’re actually following up on some leads now,” Merritt says.

6 News spoke to neighbors to hear what they had to say.

“I woke up, I work the night shift and there’s cops all over the house and all around and neighbors were concerned,” Ryan Hansen says. Hansen lives just a few houses down where police taped off the sidewalks.

Carl Vastano lives a block off of the scene and says, “it’s sad, Lansing’s getting really crazy.”

The victims name has not been released at this time, and there are no suspects reported.

the homicide remains under investigation.

If you have any information the Lansing Police Department asks that you call them at 517-483-4600 or call Crime Stoppers at 855-840-7867.

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