Lawrence Police Make Arrest in Shooting

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

Police arrested 22 year old Joseph Abdullah Muhammad of Overland Park on three counts of aggravated battery.

He was taken into custody following an overnight shooting near the Hawk Bar in Lawrence.

When police arrived on scene at 2 a.m. Thursday they found three people had been shot.

Witnesses told police they were standing outside the bar around closing time when a black car drove by and fired shots at the crowd.

Bullets hit 21 year old Justin Lucas, of Chicago, and two KU students, 22 year old Matthew Lett and 19 year old Alexander Thies.

Lucas and Lett were taken to :Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Their injuries weren't life threatening.

If you have any information on the shooting call crimestoppers at 785-843-TIPS.


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