Man seriously injured in reported stabbing in Lawrence, police say

photo by: Journal-World File Photo

In this file photo from Aug. 4, 2020, a Lawrence Police Department patrol vehicle is pictured outside the Douglas County Judicial and Law Enforcement Center.

A man suffered serious injuries as the result of a reported stabbing Wednesday morning, Lawrence police say.

Just before 6 a.m. Wednesday, the Lawrence Police Department received a call about a possible stabbing in the intersection of 25th Street and Ridge Court, department spokesperson Patrick Compton said via email.

Officers found the injured man in the intersection, and he was taken to an area hospital, Compton said.

“Another male subject involved in the incident was detained, questioned, and released, pending the investigation’s outcome,” Compton said.

LPD asks that anyone with information about the incident call the department at 785-832-7509 or Crime Stoppers of Lawrence and Douglas County at 785-843-7477, Compton said. Tips to Crime Stoppers can be anonymous.

W 25th St & Ridge Ct, Lawrence, KS 66046


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