Archive for Wednesday, May 28, 2003

On the record

May 28, 2003


Law enforcement report

  • Police arrested a 25-year-old man early Saturday morning for allegedly shooting a woman in the hand with a shotgun.

The shooting happened shortly after midnight inside a home in the 600 block of Walnut Street. The suspect allegedly fired the shotgun twice inside the home. One of the blasts struck the 36-year-old woman in the hand.

Both the woman and the man live at the address, according to a report. The woman received treatment at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

  • A 29-year-old Lawrence man suffered a broken jaw during a fight early Saturday morning near 11th and Massachusetts Streets.

The man told police he was walking south on Massachusetts with a friend when they were approached by three unidentified males. They exchanged words, and the three males began striking him, according to a report.

Emergency calls

Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical reported the following responses:

Fire calls

  • Outside trash fire, 12:53 a.m. Monday, 1145 La.
  • Prescribed fire, 12:59 a.m. Monday, 500 N. Seventh St.
  • Malicious false alarm, 1:30 a.m. Monday, 2424 Melrose Lane.
  • Smoke or odor removal, 3:52 p.m. Monday, 1309 E. 25th Terrace.
  • Outdoor trash-receptacle fire, 4:15 p.m. Monday, 100 Pinecone Drive.
  • False alarm or false call, 8:46 p.m. Monday, 2565 Redbud Lane.

Lawrence Humane Society

Stray dogs brought to shelter

  • Heeler, blue tick, male, 1 to 2 years old.
  • Retriever mix, black and tan, female, 7 months old.
  • Australian shepherd mix, black and tan, female, 1 year old.
  • Rottweiler mix, black and tan, male, 3 to 5 years old.
  • Shepherd mix, red with shading, female, no age available.
  • Husky mix, tan, black and white, female, 2 to 3 years old.
  • German shepherd, liver and white, male, 2 to 3 years old.
  • Briard terrier, black, male, 4 to 5 years old.
  • Shepherd mix, black and tan, female, 2 to 3 years old.
  • Terrier, black and tan, female, 2 to 3 years old.
  • Beagle and shepherd mix, black and tan, male, 12 years old.
  • Pomeranian, blond, male, 12 years old.
  • Border collie, no color listed, male, 3 years old.
  • American Eskimo mix, white, 5 years old, sex not listed.

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