Archive for Wednesday, December 27, 2006

More arrests made in Ottawa shooting

Victim was to testify the day he was shot

December 27, 2006

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— Police have arrested two more Lawrence residents suspected of having a part in the shooting of an Lawrence man in Ottawa last week.

Lawrence and Ottawa police arrested Jeffery Allen Campbell, a 29-year-old homeless man, and Day Frances Gaillard-Taylor, 49, in Lawrence over the weekend. Both were arrested under suspicion of attempted first-degree murder.

Both are suspected of taking part in the shooting of Michael Miller, a Lawrence man who was scheduled to testify in an aggravated-battery case the same day he was shot.

Police found Miller in the middle of South Hickory Street in Ottawa Dec. 20, after he had been shot several times with a small-caliber handgun.

Ottawa police Capt. Randy Allen said Wednesday that although they still haven't been able to speak with Miller, he was expected to survive his injuries at a local hospital.

Earlier this week, Lawrence police arrested 38-year-old Lisa Kay Miller, also under suspicion of attempted first-degree murder.

Miller and Gaillard-Taylor remained in Franklin County Jail Wednesday after a judge there approved an affidavit holding them for an additional 48 hours.

Their bonds have been set at $750,000 a piece.

Campbell's bond has not yet been set, jail records show. None of the three have been formally charged.

Comments

Bone777 8 years, 3 months ago

When it comes to increased crime rates, people from Lawrence complain about Topekans and people from Ottawa complain about Lawrencians.

sublime 8 years, 3 months ago

Lawrence and Ottawa police arrested Jeffery Allen Campbell, a 29-year-old homeless man.....................................He's not homeless anymore.He will reside at the grey bar hotel for some time....Bye.

bearded_gnome 8 years, 3 months ago

can the county charge the LCS/drunken-druggy shelter for his incarceration? did they attract him to this community and support his "lifestyle" as a bum? they're part of why Louie Galloway is the way he is.

Sigmund 8 years, 3 months ago

Too incredibly funny. My favorite however is Bone777. People from Ottawa complain about Lawrence who complain about KC who complain about St. Louis.

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