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Notification to Students: Shooting Reported - July 4th, 2012

On Wednesday, July 4, at 9:45 p.m. in Adado Riverfront Park a 34-year-old woman collapsed and went into a seizure. She was transported to Sparrow Hospital by the Lansing Fire Department. During treatment a bullet was found lodged in her head. Preliminary findings suggest that the responsible weapon was not discharged within close proximity of the victim.

The Lansing Police Department is asking the public to assist with any information related to this shooting. Persons who were near the victim or who may have information about someone discharging a firearm within the City are asked to call Detective Mark Lewandowsky at (517) 483-6859 or Crime Stoppers at (517) 483-STOP. The Lansing Police Department is being assisted in the investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

You may read the Lansing Police Department’s statement by Clicking Here.

Notification to Students and Staff: Rape Reported – June 8, 2012

At 12:30 a.m. on June 8, 2012, a woman called from the circle drive emergency phone to report that she was raped in Adado Riverfront Park. The woman reported that she was walking on the eastside of Grand Avenue in the park when she was attacked. She was forced into the restrooms on the north end of the park and raped.

The suspect was described as a black male wearing a shirt with horizontal stripes, white shorts, black socks and black sandals.

The Lansing Police Department is investigating the crime. Lansing Community College Police assisted with the search for the suspect and will continue to assist them with the investigation.

Tips for staying safe:

  • Be aware of your surroundings at all times. Keep your eyes and ears open.
  • Trust your instincts and gut feelings.
  • Park and walk in well-traveled, well-lit areas.
  • Walk to your car in groups, if possible.
  • If you are uncomfortable, call LCC Police at 483-1800 for an escort.
  • Carry a cell phone. If you are being bothered or followed, call 911. If you don’t have a cell phone, ask a passerby to call 911 for you or go to the nearest emergency phone box. (See map of locations, http://www.lcc.edu/police/emergency_call_box/.)
  • Ask LCC Police for a safety whistle to carry. The whistles are available to LCC students and employees and are intended to be used ONLY in emergency situations where there are no means of escape and you cannot get to a phone to call 911. If you hear someone blow a whistle, call 911 immediately. Furthermore, if you see anything suspicious, dial 911.

Police and Public Safety at Lansing Community College

Police & Public Safety
Gannon Bldg, Room 254
Phone: (517) 483-1800
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