A Lawrence woman was transported by air ambulance to a Kansas City area hospital Sunday morning following an incident near Redbud Lane.
According to Lawrence Police Sgt. Susan Hadl, the incident, which was believed to begin as a domestic altercation, took place about 1:50 a.m. Hadl said the incident involved two Lawrence women.
Mariah Cole was taken to the parking lot of Office Depot, 2525 Iowa St., where a LifeStar helicopter was waiting. Cole was unconscious with head and face injuries. She was transported to Kansas University Hospital with what was believed to be life-threatening injures. It was later determined that the injuries were non life-threatening. Officials at the hospital did not have any information about the patient.
Lawrence Police Sgt. Kirk Fultz said the patient's partner, Sierra Shawnee, has been arrested on charges of aggravated domestic battery.
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