LANSING - A Lansing man is shot in the by three gunmen who rushed his home looking for drugs. This shooting took place shortly before 11 o'clock Thursday night at a home in the 2700 block of Newark Avenue on the city's southwest side. Police say the victim told them that he answered his side door, after hearing someone knocking, and three men rushed inside the house. All three carried hand guns. One of the suspects shot the victim in his leg and demanded narcotics and money. The men located narcotics and all three left the house.
Lansing Police with a canine unit attempted a track from the home. The track ended near Martin L. King Blvd and Miller Road, where it is believed the gunmen entered a vehicle.
The man who was shot received a non-life-threatening wound.
Lansing Police believe this was not a random shooting/robbery and are asking the public for assistance in identifying these suspects.
Call 517-483-4600, or leave an anonymous tip at 847411 - begin the text with LPD517 - then type your message.
This is Lansing's third shooting in three days. Four teenagers were shot Tuesday at Ottawa and Spencer Streets near Sexton High School, and a woman was shot in a home on Mary Avenue Thursday afternoon.
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