Woman shot dead outside Lansing Zoo
Sunday, June 24, 2001
Lansing - A 40-year-old woman was shot dead yesterday as she waited for her husband to pick her up in front of Potter Park Zoo, according to a Lansing broadcaster.
The woman was with her daughter near the entrance of the zoo when she was shot about 3:15 p.m., according to television station WLNS. No suspect was in custody and no motive was known.
The zoo was evacuated, and employees were asked to leave. Police were scouring the park to look for the suspect and for clues, WLNS reported.
No other details were immediately available.
Zoo officials could not immediately be reached for comment.