Suspect charged with open murder in shooting death of Lansing man

Felipe Sotelo is accused of killing one man and seriously injuring another.
Felipe Sotelo is accused of killing one man and seriously injuring another.(WILX)
Published: Jul. 27, 2022 at 11:39 AM EDT
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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - A suspect has been charged in a shooting that left one man in the hospital and another dead.

Police said at about 8:40 p.m. on July 20, officers from the Lansing Police Department (LPD) responded to a report of shots fired on Baker Street, between Lyons Avenue and Donora Street. While officers were driving to the call, staff at a nearby hospital reported two patients arriving with gunshot wounds.

Demarco Garrison, a 29-year-old man from Lansing, died from his injuries in the hospital. The second victim, a 29-year-old man from Detroit, survived his injuries but was kept at the hospital.

Background: Shooting leaves one dead, one in hospital in Lansing

Wednesday, the LPD announced that a suspect in the shooting has been charged.

The suspect has been identified as 28-year-old Felipe Sotelo. Police said the Ingham County Prosecutors Office is charging Sotelo with homicide-open murder, assault with intent to murder, carrying a concealed weapon, and felon in possession of a firearm.

Magistrate Millmore set the bond at $200,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lansing Police Department at (517) 483-4600 or send a private message to the Lansing Police Department Facebook page.


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