Archive for Thursday, August 2, 2012

Man arrested for displaying handgun during domestic disturbance

August 2, 2012


Lawrence police Thursday afternoon arrested a man accused of displaying a handgun and threatening a juvenile as part of a domestic dispute in the 1600 block of Haskell Avenue, said Sgt. Trent McKinley, a Lawrence police spokesman.

McKinley said police were called about 3:10 p.m. to an apartment in the area about a disturbance. Officers determined a domestic dispute occurred between a man and woman at the apartment. The juvenile tried to intervene and assist the female when the adult male suspect allegedly threatening him with the weapon.

McKinley said police have arrested the man suspect on charges of domestic battery and aggravated assault. He also had municipal court warrants out for his arrest.

McKinley said at 4:40 p.m. several officers remained at the scene investigating the incident and that no significant injuries were reported.


Lawrence Morgan 5 years, 9 months ago

Did he have a concealed permit to carry a gun?

Steve Jacob 5 years, 9 months ago

Are you allowed to have guns living in Edgewood?

Jeremiah Jefferson 5 years, 9 months ago

Maybe he was showing it to a prospective customer

labmonkey 5 years, 9 months ago

consumer... you can only show pictures of your rifle, but not your gun.

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