A 2-year-old child has died after being shot Friday morning in Lawrence, according to police.
The Lawrence Police Department headquarters will soon feature a new piece of public art.
The man killed in a shooting around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday was 21-year-old Christian Willis, of Wichita, according to a news release from Lawrence police Thursday afternoon.
Updated at 10:17 p.m.: A male victim was killed in a shooting in Lawrence Wednesday evening, according to Lawrence police.
Members of the Lawrence City Commission received an update about the Lawrence Police Department’s progress toward a lengthy list of improvement goals at Tuesday’s meeting.
The Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday will hear about progress Lawrence police have made on a consultants’ recommendations, plus updates on 8 Can’t Wait policies and decriminalization of poverty.
Updated to add video: Lawrence police were investigating Thursday after a reported altercation involving signs near an elementary school, where an anti-mask protester and pro-mask counter-protesters have been stationed often since school began last month.
A person was injured in a reported shooting and taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital Wednesday afternoon, according to scanner traffic.
A protester has added his anti-mask message to the morning routine at Sunset Hill Elementary School, leading some in the Lawrence community to express concerns for safety.
People of Color who are stopped by law enforcement in Douglas County are searched or frisked nearly twice as often as white people, an ongoing study shows. That ratio doesn’t change when the search is the officer’s choice.
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