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Lansing teen shot dead in Jackson last weekend

JACKSON – A 17-year-old Lansing boy was killed Sunday evening in a possible drive-by shooting in the 400 block of Griswold Street in Jackson, police said.

The teen, whose name was not released, was shot in the “upper body” and was found outside the back door of a home when police arrived after a reported shooting on the city’s South Side on Sunday around 9 p.m.

“Officers began CPR before being relieved by rescue and ambulance personnel,” police said in a news release. “The victim was transported by ambulance to Henry Ford Jackson Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.”

Police said they believe the suspect shot the victim from a vehicle traveling eastbound on Griswold Street. Police said the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting is in the early stages.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Michael Galbreath at 517-768-8769 or can report information anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 855-840-7867.