Multiple people injured after shooting at Lawrence bar, suspect in serious condition

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (KSNT) – Multiple people are injured after a shooting at a Lawrence bar according to the Lawrence Police Department.

It happened around 2 a.m. at Playerz Sports Bar. Lawrence Police received multiple 911 calls in regards to a situation at Playerz.

When officers arrived they found one male and one female victim in the parking lot with non-life threatening injuries.

After learning of a shooting, the officers were able to locate the suspect’s vehicle. Police tried to stop the car but the suspect attempted to escape, eventually stopping around East 23rd and O’Connell Road.

Officers found the suspect in serious condition from what they say appeared to be a gunshot wound and took the suspect to the hospital.

LPD has closed 23rd Street from Harper to East Hills Drive to traffic to investigate the shooting.

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