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Lansing Police ID victim in Jolly Rd homicide as 17-year-old

The male victim succumbed to his injuries at an area hospital.
Lansing police respond to a shooting on Jolly Road early Wednesday morning.
Lansing police respond to a shooting on Jolly Road early Wednesday morning.(WILX/Jordan Bridleman)
Published: Jun. 16, 2021 at 7:57 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 17, 2021 at 10:50 AM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Thursday Lansing Police announced they had identified the victim in Wednesday’s early morning homicide.

Police say Jemaris Jarmel Leek Jr, 17, of Lansing was shot multiple times during the incident on Jolly Rd.

Investigators are continuing to collect evidence, conduct interviews, and locate potential witnesses. No arrests have yet to be made.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lansing Police Department 517-483-4600, Detective Ellen Larson 517-483-6817, Crime Stoppers 517-483-7867 or message the Lansing Police Facebook page.

Original story below.

Wednesday at approximately 12:42 am, Lansing Police responded to a report of shots fired in the 2900 block of East Jolly Rd.

Officers arrived on the scene and located an unknown male with apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Lansing Police Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators are actively investigating further to determine the events which led up to the shooting. No arrests have been made at this time.

Updates and additional information will be made available as it is obtained. Anyone with information is asked to contact:

  • Lansing Police Department at 517-483-4600,
  • Detective Ellen Larson at 517-483-6817,
  • Crime Stoppers at 517-483-7867,
  • or send a private message through the Lansing Police Department Facebook page.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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