Bar Shooting In Lawrence

By: Brian Dorman Email
By: Brian Dorman Email

(Lawrence, KS)-- A young man was shot several times in the parking lot of a bar in Lawrence early Sunday morning. The shooting happened just before 1:30AM at Cross Town Tavern on Haskell Avenue.

21-year-old George Briscoe from Kansas City, Kansas was found by police in the parking lot of the bar with multiple gun shot wounds.

Briscoe was taken to a Kansas City area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A vehicle seen leaving the scene of the shooting was spotted at an apartment complex at 1600 Haskell Avenue in Lawrence. Police set up a perimeter and took into custody 31-year-old Preston Gardenhire from Topeka and 35-year--old Erica Chamberlain of Lawrence. Gardenhire was booked into the Douglas County Jail on aggravated battery. Chamberlain was booked on aiding a felon.

Lawrence Police continue their investigation into the shooting.

631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email:
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