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Lawrence police still looking for suspect in Saturday apartment pool shooting

June 2, 2014


Police are still searching for a suspect in Saturday's shooting at a Lawrence apartment complex.

According to a news release from the Lawrence Police Department, one or more people fired multiple gunshots into a crowd near the pool at The Grove apartments, 4301 W. 24th Place, around 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

The gunshots struck at least one person, an 18-year-old Topeka man who was treated and later released from Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Sgt. Trent McKinley, a Lawrence Police spokesman, said detectives are assigning leads and will follow up on the incident throughout the week. The identity of the shooter remains unknown, McKinley said.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the department at 785-832-7509. Callers who want to remain anonymous can call CrimeStoppers at 785-843-8477. Those who provide information that could lead to an arrest might be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000, police said.


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