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Archive for Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Lawrence man, 53, injured in fight outside Jazzhaus, flown to KC hospital

April 24, 2012

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A 53-year-old Lawrence man was flown to an area hospital Tuesday morning after he suffered injuries during a fight in the 900 block of Massachusetts Street.

Sgt. Trent McKinley, a Lawrence police spokesman, said that about 1:30 a.m., the man was removed from Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass., after he started a disturbance with another man.

A fight then ensued on the sidewalk outside, and the man reportedly fell onto a concrete planter and suffered facial injuries and possible internal injuries, McKinley said.

There was also an allegation that one person pulled a knife during the incident, but police do not believe it contributed to the man’s injuries.

No arrests were made, pending further investigation, McKinley said.

Comments

somedude20 2 years, 7 months ago

This jazz music is killing our elderly just like rap music is killing our young

IgnorantYokel 2 years, 7 months ago

If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention.

JackMcKee 2 years, 7 months ago

53 and still getting into fights. Doing the townies proud.

JackMcKee 2 years, 7 months ago

not if he's a townie. He'd still see himself as a fresh grad from LHS, ready to conquer the local painting or drywall business just like he conquered Mass. The townie bars are chock full of these guys.

whatever95 2 years, 7 months ago

Nothin' good happens after midnight - remember that kids!

RoeDapple 2 years, 7 months ago

53, huh . . . Them young whippersnappers! I tries to tell 'em, but do they listen? I figure I only gots 'bout one good fight left in me and by gosh whoever it ends up being will have to be blind and in a wheelchair or RoeDy will be a no-show!

somedude20 2 years, 7 months ago

Those stairs have taken more lives than gonorrhea!

Paul Geisler 2 years, 7 months ago

That is a ridiculous statement! The Jazzhaus just celebrated its 30th anniversary and they will continue celebrating many more years!

Dan Blomgren 2 years, 7 months ago

how is it possibly Jazzhouse's fault? Maybe we should appoint personal responsibility on this one and blame the two idiots that started the fight! But now that I think about it closing the Jazzhouse may stop all of Lawrence's problems. Next issue we need to get Jazzhosue behind Save the Wetlands! Idiots!

James Minor 2 years, 7 months ago

Well Well I don't think the Jazzhaus will be celebrating many more years. Want to step outside by the planter. If there is a fight and LPD shows up we can run for it. The cops should be tired from chasing the football players a couple of nights ago!!!

Alceste 2 years, 7 months ago

Where is George Zimmerman when he's needed?

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