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September 2nd Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up


Police and Fire/Medical were called to the 800 block of Ohio just after 1 a.m. for a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. The female pedestrian was transported to the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas by a LifeStar medical helicopter. Her injuries were said to be serious. More information on this accident can be found here from the Lawrence Journal-World.

Lawrence Police arrested a Wichita man on charges of Aggravated Robbery and Aggravated Assault in the 1100 block of Tennessee Street just after 2 a.m.. It was not immediately clear when or where the related incident occurred. Around the same time, Officers were also involved in a brief foot pursuit, which ended in the 1300 block of Tennessee Street. It was not immediately clear whether or not the two incidents were related or not.

At 2:58, Police responded on a report of a fight in the 1000 block of Massachusetts Street. Officers quickly had that situation under control. The incident ended with a Eudora man in handcuffs and headed to the Douglas County Jail on a Battery charge.

At 4:11 a.m., a Police Officer on patrol reported hearing gunshots near the 800 block of W 24th Street. A total of 13 Officers were eventually involved in searching the area. Several officers conducted a felony car stop near the intersection of 23rd and Alabama, while other Officers responded to the Magic Lounge, Bar and Grill, formerly known as Taste Lounge, Bar and Grill. Officers arrested one man from the felony car stop on an outstanding warrant for Failure to Appear in District Court.

Taste Lounge, Bar and Grill was the scene of a March 17th incident which involved a Bouncer being shot, followed by the Kansas Alcoholic Beverage Commission revoking the Taste's liquor license.

Officers also investigated five non-injury accidents this morning, and recorded two OUI related arrests.

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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