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Man dies after gun incident in park

January 5, 2008


Man found shot in dog park; foul play not suspected

Police and paramedics were called to a Lawrence dog park this morning after a man was found shot in a car. Enlarge video

A 22-year-old Lawrence man, discovered in a vehicle at a Lawrence park Thursday morning with an apparent gunshot wound, later died of his injures, according to a Lawrence police report.

Police closed the city's off-leash dog park east of Clinton Lake for several hours Thursday morning. About 9:15 a.m., police were dispatched to the park, where they found a 22-year-old man in a vehicle, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The man was flown to a Kansas City area hospital. No foul play was suspected, police said.


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