16-year-old Lansing teen facing adult charges for murder

LANSING, MI. (WLNS) – A 16-year-old boy is facing open murder stemming from a shooting in the city last month.

Jquan Brinkley is being charged as an adult.

The December shooting and was a bit of a mystery at first when Lansing police officers arrived on scene.

They found 45-year-old Jeffery Capers in the driver’s seat of a vehicle that had just crashed outside of a home on Chadburn Avenue.
Officers realized he’d been shot.

He was taken to a local hospital and died soon after.

Police and prosecutors say Brinkley and another person played a role in the murder.

The 16-year old suspect is being held without bond.

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