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Police respond to calls of shooting at gymnastics academy

January 17, 2014, 1:49 p.m. Updated January 17, 2014, 5:53 p.m.

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Police responded to calls of a shooting at Lawrence Gymnastics and Athletics at 4930 Legends Drive.

Police responded to calls of a shooting at Lawrence Gymnastics and Athletics at 4930 Legends Drive.

Lawrence police and fire-medical crews responded to calls of a shooting in the parking lot at Lawrence Gymnastics and Athletics at 4930 Legends Drive at about 1:30 p.m. on Friday.

Police discovered a man who appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound inside a parked car, according to Sgt. Trent McKinley, a Lawrence Police Department spokesman. McKinley said bystanders performed life-saving measures before medics arrived. Shortly thereafter, medics transported the man to a Topeka trauma center. McKinley said no one else was harmed and that the man is not associated with the gymnastics academy.

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