Press Release from Sheriff Tom Reich -
On Tuesday, October 20th at 8:00 p.m., deputies from the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office were sent to Zap Zone at 936 Mall Drive East in Delta Township for a shots fired complaint. Eaton County Central Dispatch advised the deputies that a 3-year-old had been shot. Upon arrival, the deputies were able to secure the scene and provide first aid to the shooting victim. Paramedics from the Delta Township Fire Department arrived on scene and transported the victim to the Sparrow hospital for treatment. The latest information that we have is, the 3-year-old female victim was out of surgery and in good/stable condition.
Detectives from the Sheriff’s Office are actively following up on all leads, conducting numerous interviews of witnesses at or near the scene. Crime scene investigators were also on the scene collecting evidence.
The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Michigan State Police, the Lansing Police Department and also the Lansing Township Police Department.
We’re asking for anyone with any information to contact Detective Ted Johnson at 517-323-8492.