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Lawrence police involved in shooting; suspect injured

Posted: 5:55 PM, May 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-29 19:58:28-04
Lawrence police involved in shooting; suspect injured

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Police in Lawrence, Kan. say they have been involved in an officer-involved shooting.

Just after 5 p.m., officers were in the area of 6th Street and Massachusetts Street on the north side of downtown late Tuesday afternoon on a car stop.

Lawrence Police say the officer made an emergency distress call.

During a struggle with the suspect, an officer fired their weapon, striking the suspect.

The suspect was taken to a local hospital where their injuries are described as non life-threatening.

Police recovered a knife at the scene, though they are investigating how or if it was involved.