Arrest Made in Homicide Shooting Reported at Motel in North Lawrence

Media Release Date: 
09/05/2017

For Immediate Release – September 5th, 2017

Lawrence Kansas Police Department

Contact: Sergeant Amy Rhoads 785-830-7404; lpdmedia@lkpd.org

UPDATED: Arrest Made in Homicide Shooting Reported at Motel in North Lawrence

Lawrence Police have identified one of the suspects in the shooting that occurred on September 2nd, 2017 at 1130 North 3rd Street, Motel 6.  19 year old Tyrone J. Carvin is currently in custody in Kansas City on a warrant issued for his arrest in relation to the shooting.  Carvin suffered from a gunshot wound in relation to the shooting and was treated and released from a Kansas City area hospital.  Carvin will be brought to Douglas County to face charges of First Degree Murder, Aggravated Battery x2, and Aggravated Assault.

This investigation is still ongoing.  Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Lawrence Police Department at 785-832-7509 or Crime Stoppers of Lawrence and Douglas County at (785)843-TIPS (8477).

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