Shot Fired During Armed Robbery Reported on 24th Street

Media Release Date: 
06/07/2017

For Immediate Release – June 7th, 2017

Lawrence Kansas Police Department

Contact: Officer Drew Fennelly (785)830-7408; lpdmedia@lkpd.org

 

Shot Fired During Armed Robbery Reported on 24th Street

 

On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017, just prior to 11:00 p.m., three black male suspects forced their way into a residence in the 1700 block of W. 24th Street and took property belonging to the residents. During the robbery, at least two of the suspects were armed with firearms, one of which was discharged. No one was struck by the discharged round. Two victims suffered minor injuries, which did not require medical attention.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing. Anyone who may have witnessed anything in the area around that time is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Lawrence and Douglas County at (785)843-TIPS (8477).

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