Topeka Teen & Two Others Shot Outside Lawrence Club

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

The shooting suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'7" tall, 140-150 pounds, possibly wearing a black coat. After firing the shots he got into a small colored vehicle that was being driven by another person and fled the scene. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lawrence Police Department Investigations Division at 785-830-7430

A Topeka teen was shot early Sunday morning in Lawrence.

Lawrence Police responded to a situation Sunday morning around 3 A.M. in front of the Last Call Night Club in Lawrence in the 700 block of New Hampshire. A crowd of people had gathered and were fighting in front of the club and in a nearby parking lot.

Police discovered 3 shooting victims.

One victim was a club employee that had been shot in the foot.

The second victim was a club employee that was shot in the back on eighth street.

A third victim was a 15-year-old Topeka male who had been a patron to the club. He was taken by private vehicle to a local hospital and then later transferred by ambulance to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.

The situation began when a club patron was removed by employees after being unruly. A crowd gathered around the man being removed from the club. The suspect fired shots toward a parking lot were the crowd had gathered, before fleeing the scene in a car driven by another person.

One victim was taken by helicopter to to a Kansas City hospital.

The shooting suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'7" tall, 140-150 pounds, possibly wearing a black coat. After firing the shots he got into a small colored vehicle that was being driven by another person and fled the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lawrence Police Department Investigations Division at 785-830-7430


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