Topeka man shot in Lawrence

According to a Lawrence Police Department release: Shortly after 2:30am Lawrence Police were dispatched to a shooting near the pool at the Grove Apartments, 4301 West 24th Place. A large group had gathered at the pool after a local bar closed for the evening. Shortly thereafter one or more individuals fired multiple gunshots into the crowd, striking at least one subject. The injured subject, an eighteen year old Topeka resident, was taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital by ambulance where he was treated and later released. Other individuals are suspected to have injuries, though many people left the area prior to the arrival of officers and responding medical units.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call the Lawrence Police Department at 785-832-7509. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call CrimeStoppers at 785-843-TIPS(8477). Individuals providing information which leads to an arrest may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.

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