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December 5, 2018


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Contact: Sheriff Herman T. Jones • 785.251.2202


On December 5, 2018 at 0055hrs Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a motorist who was being chased and shot at by a white passenger car.

The incident started at SE 29th and SE Westedge Rd. The caller drove to SE 29th and SE California where the suspect fired several shots at them. The caller drove north on SE California to SE 6th then drove east to Lawrence Kansas on Hwy 40 while the suspect followed and shot at them several more times along the way. Douglas County Sheriff and Lawrence Police located the vehicles at SE 6th and K10 Hwy where they were able to get them stopped and into custody without further incident. A gun was recovered from the white passenger car. Bullet holes could be seen in the back of the caller’s vehicle.

Nobody was hurt in the incident and everyone involved were brought to the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office for questioning. Due to the parties involved being juveniles no names are being released at this time.

The incident is still being investigated, anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office at 785-251-2200.

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