UPDATE: Lansing teen shot; may have been “unintentional” shooting

UPDATE (9:45 a.m.) – Lansing Police tell 6 News that a 16-year-old boy was shot in the midsection late last night at a home on the 900 block of North Walnut Street. The teen was taken to a nearby convenience store after the shooting where a 911 call was made. Police spokesman Robert Merritt says the shooting may have been unintentional and they are talking to a 17-year-old in connection with the investigation. No arrests have been made but charges may be issued in the future.

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – A teenager is in a local hospital today recovering after being shot inside a home last night.

It all unfolded on the north side of Lansing at a house on the 900 block of North Walnut Street.

Officers were called to the scene for reports of a shooting shortly before 10:00 p.m.

When they got there they found the 16-year old injured from at least one gun shot.

Details are limited this morning but police confirm they believe this was not a random act of violence.

We’re working to find out how serious the victim’s injuries are and if police have any suspects.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.

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