Early morning gun battle leaves five people shot

Early Sunday morning in Lansing, Michigan, a shooting incident left five individuals injured, two of whom are in critical condition, according to local law enforcement. The Lansing Police Department reported that officers arrived at the scene around 1 a.m. on the 1300 block of West Holmes Road, where they discovered multiple gunshot victims amidst a large gathering of people.

Emergency services from the Lansing Fire Department quickly transported several victims to a nearby hospital. Due to the size of the crowd, police sought assistance from neighboring jurisdictions. The victims, whose identities have not been disclosed, are between the ages of 16 and 26, as per the police statement.

Law enforcement officers recovered multiple firearms from the scene and have taken several individuals into custody who are considered persons of interest in the case. However, no additional information about these individuals, the extent of the victims’ injuries, or their current health status was immediately available.

Detectives and crime scene investigators are currently working to determine the circumstances that led to the shooting. The Lansing Police Department is urging anyone with information about the incident to contact Detective Sergeant Kyle Schlagel or the department directly. Information can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers or via a private message on the Lansing Police Department’s Facebook page.