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Lawrence man accused of shooting occupied car is charged with attempted 2nd-degree murder

February 7, 2018

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A Lawrence man was charged Tuesday with attempted second-degree murder in connection with an incident in which he was accused of shooting into a car that had three people in it.

Alfred D. Sanders, 46, was charged Tuesday in Douglas County District Court with one felony count of attempted second-degree murder and one felony count of aggravated assault. He also faces one misdemeanor count of criminal damage to property.

Alfred D. Sanders

Alfred D. Sanders

According to Lawrence police, officers were dispatched about 2:10 a.m. Monday to a report of shots being fired at a vehicle occupied by three people near the 1700 block of Iowa Street. Lawrence police Sgt. Amy Rhoads told the Journal-World on Monday that the incident started with an altercation at Astro’s Billiards and Bar, 601 Kasold Drive.

District Court Judge Sally Pokorny set Sanders' bond at $60,000. He is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing at 2 p.m. Feb. 15. He remained in the Douglas County Jail Wednesday afternoon.

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