Saline Police: Shooter was a 27-year-Old Ypsilanti Man

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 06/03/2016 - 09:03

Saline Police revealed more information about a shooting incident that left one man dead and two people injured Thursday on Saline's west side.

Emegency responders were dispatched to the 700 block of Valley Circle Drive in the Six Trails Apartments for reported gunshots.

According to a news release issued Friday morning, 23-year-old Saline woman Nicole Barrett had just been shot when she contacted police and told them that she and her 24-year-old Ferndale boyfriend, Jacob King, had been shot by her 27-year-old ex-boyfriend Jesse Lambert, from Ypsilanti.

Barrett told police said that Lambert then shot himself just inside the entrance to the apartment building. Lambert was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to police the King was in critical condition early Friday morning. Barrett was in stable condition.

Based on interviews with witnesses police have determined that jealousy as the motive, according to the release.

Saline Police were assisted by police from the Michigan State Police and the Washtenaw County Sheriff.

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