Lawrence Police investigating shooting at sports bar with multiple hurt

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Lawrence Police say multiple people were hurt in a shooting at a sports bar.

According to a news release, the shooting happened around 2:00 a.m. Sunday, in the parking lot of Playerz Sports Bar at east 19th and Haskell Ave.

A man and woman were both seriously wounded in the shooting, but their injuries are not considered life-threatening. Their names have not been released.

LPD officers located the suspect vehicle shortly after, and attempted to pull over the driver. He didn't comply, but instead attempted to flee.

He was eventually stopped in the area of 23rd St. and O'Connell Rd.

When officers approached the suspect in his vehicle, they found that he too had been shot. He was then transported to an area hospital with serious, life-threatening injuries.

Officers spent time looking through the car, and their mobile forensics lab was on scene.

If you have any information that could help police in this investigation, please call Crime Stoppers at 785-843-TIPS (8477), or the Lawrence Police Department at 785-832-7509.