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July 5th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up
As you would expect, Police and Fire/Medical were kept plenty busy this morning.
Police checked on at least five fireworks complaints between 1:30 a.m. and 5 a.m..
Officers were called to a parking lot behind a business in the 900 block of Iowa Street at 1:37 a.m., after receiving reports of a male subject firing a gun into the air. At least seven officers responded on the call and checked the surrounding area. A witness told Police that the man left in a vehicle. None of the witnesses were able to provide much of a vehicle description.
Lawrence Firefighters were called out on at least two dumpster fires this morning. It was not immediately clear if these were any were related to fireworks, arson, or accidental.
Shortly before 6:40 a.m., Police were called to investigate a minor injury accident in the 1900 block of Naismith Drive. Officer's requested a medic unit respond to the scene to check the occupants. The responding Medic unit reported that the vehicle was on its side. No serious injuries were reported.
Police also responded on several noise complaints, disturbances and vehicle stops throughout the morning.
None of this morning's activity was reported to have involved any serious injuries.
The activity blogged here is only a sampling of some of the things that Douglas County Law Enforcement and Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical respond on. To see a complete list of Lawrence Police activity, the department has that available on their website along with several easy to use maps that show approximate locations for Police activity.
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