Teenager Shot, Parents Arrested

By: Jeff Proctor Email
By: Jeff Proctor Email

Lansing Police are investigating the shooting of a teenager on Highland Street Friday evening. Officers found the victim in the street. He would not cooperate with them and was in surgery at last check.

The victim's parents were both arrested following the shooting. Police tell wilx.com the father charged officers with a baseball bat, then punched an officer. It took a taser to subdue him before he could be cuffed. Police expect the mother to face some sort of obstruction charge.

No arrests have been made in the actual shooting and police do not have any suspects yet, though it is still early in the investigation.

Stay with News 10 and wilx.com for more information on this story as it becomes available.


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  • by Anonymous on May 5, 2009 at 12:45 PM
    This is the result of having religion denied in school.
  • by Pam Location: Jackson on May 4, 2009 at 12:55 PM
    Anonymous, You nailed the problems with society right on the head. Life is becoming trivial to everyone.
  • by Anonymous on May 4, 2009 at 11:07 AM
    To sound cruel; if the parents did this exact same thing 18 years earlier, it would have been deemed a constitutional right to allow a mother to abort a child. It is a matter of perspective.
  • by Anonymous on May 3, 2009 at 05:05 PM
    with parents like this, is it any wonder why there are kids out there who are constantly in trouble and committing crimes??? Not to mention the kids now a days lack of respect for adults..I see where some of em get it from.
  • by Kelly Location: Lansing on May 2, 2009 at 03:20 PM
    Upset at having a few of your customers injured, Gus?
  • by Gus Location: Lansing on May 2, 2009 at 09:52 AM
    First of all, Look at the facts it is Lansing Police department! They are crooked...You are only hearing What the police want you to hear...That is the real cover up! Wake up Lansing! Virg Bernero as Mayor and Mark Alley makes this a crooked cover up from the start!
  • by Gord on May 2, 2009 at 06:00 AM
    He should be glad he got tazed and not the discharge of a Glock 9mm. At least the officer doesn't have to deal with the fallout from a shooting.
  • by Sick and Tired Location: Lansing on May 1, 2009 at 08:32 PM
    WOW! Just another cover up, got to protect the hood. When will you people realize that until you rat this trash out the violance will never stop. So is life in fear and termoil realy worth it. I just dont understand how you can complain about how there isnt enough being done to keep us safe and then you wont help the police take this trash down.
  • by Brandi Location: Southern Mi on May 1, 2009 at 08:09 PM
    How disrespectful for the parents to act like that. And what is that showing the child? Obviously not much! They need to be teaching respect and not disrespect! That is the problem with some of the children today! I emphasize SOME, because not all children are bad children.
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