Police: Overnight shooting that left 3 dead a murder-suicide

Lansing police investigating double murder-suicide

LANSING, MICH. - Two men and a woman were shot and killed overnight in south Lansing, according to Lansing police.

Investigators believe one of the people found dead shot the other two before killing themselves, said Lansing police Public Information Director Robert Merritt.

Police said officers conducting a welfare check at a residence in the 2900 block of Truman Circle in south Lansing about 1:15 a.m. Friday discovered the bodies of the two men and the woman, all in their mid- to late-20s, each with gunshot wounds.

Captain Darin Southworth said in a news release police do not believe there is an ongoing public safety concern and police are not seeking an specific suspects at this time.

The shooting occurred inside a duplex in the Tammany Hills development. The quiet residential neighborhood is located south of Interstate 496 and west of U.S. 27.

Police are still on the scene.

Dan Currie, who lives next door to the residence where the shooting occurred, said he was not aware of the incident until he went outside to go to work this morning.

"There's lots of families with kids around here, you just don't think this kind of thing would happen in your neck of the woods," Currie said.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Det./Sgt. Todd Johnson at 517-483-6864 or anonymously to CRIME STOPPERS at 517-483-7867.


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