Man flown to KC hospital after early-morning altercation in downtown Lawrence

An apparent fight downtown early Friday morning resulted in one man being air-lifted to a Kansas City hospital with serious injuries.

According to Lawrence police, officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Massachusetts Street shortly after 1 a.m. Friday in regard to a battery investigation.

Upon arrival, officers located an unconscious man lying on the ground with a head injury. Officers rendered aid before the man was flown to a hospital.

The man was reportedly involved in an altercation outside of a bar with two other subjects, police said. Those individuals were contacted at the scene and interviewed.

The most recent update on the condition of the injured man indicated he did not sustain life-threatening injuries, police said.

It was unclear whether the fight happened at Brothers Bar and Grill, 1105 Massachusetts St., or near it.


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