Man arrested, charged in Lansing shooting
LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - A 34-year-old man has been charged in connection with Thursday’s shooting in Lansing.
Background: Lansing police arrest suspect connected to early morning shooting
It happened just after 6 a.m. near the intersection of E. Mount Hope and Maplewood avenues. Police said they found a man who had been shot in the chest. He was taken to a hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.
The 34-year-old was arrested on Malcolm X Street, a few blocks from Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard. At the time, police had asked people to avoid the area, where they set up a blockade.
Jessen Ayers was charged with firing shots into an occupied dwelling, carrying a concealed weapon, felon in possession and two counts of felony firearm.
He was given a $100,000 bond with GPS tethering.
Further details were not revealed at the time.
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