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Police release surveillance photos from March 12; looking for man in purple sweatshirt

March 31, 2023
East Lansing Police are looking a man in a purple sweatshirt and two women, whose images have been captured by surveillance camera. The man allegedly fired a handgun, although the ties of the two women were not specified. / East Lansing Police Department Facebook page
East Lansing Police are looking a man in a purple sweatshirt and two women, whose images have been captured by surveillance camera. The man allegedly fired a handgun, although the ties of the two women were not specified. / East Lansing Police Department Facebook page

Photos released from the morning of March 12 around 4 a.m. reveal images of a suspect in a shots fired situation, located near Albert Street and MAC Avenue.

In a Facebook post, the East Lansing Police Department, or ELPD, announced it is is searching for the person seen on surveillance footage. The suspect is a Black male wearing a purple sweatshirt with white lettering on the back and front, black pants and white shoes pointing a handgun at the camera.

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Two 9 mm shell casings were found near the scene of the incident.

The police also released images of two Black women walking near the scene, though their ties to the situation were not specified.

ELPD is asking anyone who has information on the suspect’s or the two women’s identities to contact Detective Jason Cotton at (517) 319-6842 or jcotton@elpolice.com.

The ELPD was unavailable for comment at time of publication.

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