Lawrence police investigate reported stabbing that injured man; no arrests made

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.

Story updated at 3:47 p.m. Wednesday:

A man was injured Tuesday night in a reported stabbing, according to Lawrence police.

Police were dispatched to the 700 block of Kentucky Street for a possible stabbing around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday, department spokesperson Patrick Compton said via email Wednesday.

There, officers found the man, who was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, Compton said.

As of Wednesday afternoon, the incident was still under investigation and no arrests had been made, Compton said.


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