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Man arrested after pursuit, stolen folding rifle recovered in Lansing

Lansing police recovered a stolen folding rifle on May 11, 2022.
Lansing police recovered a stolen folding rifle on May 11, 2022.(WILX)
Published: May. 13, 2022 at 4:25 PM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - A stolen folding 9mm semi-automatic rifle was recovered Wednesday near Wainwright Park.

According to authorities, Lansing police officers were responding to the area on reports of shots fired. Police said they saw a man that matched the description of the suspect, who then fled on foot, leaving behind a backpack.

After a short foot pursuit, police said they located the man inside a nearby garage and took him into custody.

Police said a stolen folding 9mm semi-automatic rifle was found inside the backpack.

Lansing police recovered a stolen folding rifle on May 11, 2022.
Lansing police recovered a stolen folding rifle on May 11, 2022.(WILX)

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