Police release ID’s of people arrested in connection to Lawrence shooting

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Police have released the names of the two people arrested in the murder of a Lawrence resident.

19-year-old Brittny Marie Adams of Topeka was booked into the Douglas County Jail for second degree murder.

28-year-old Jonathan Randall Rush of Wichita was booked for second degree murder, criminal possession of a firearm, possession of stolen property and aggravated assault.

Lawrence Police Officers were called to the 600-block of Michigan around 6:20pm Wednesday on a report of gunshots.

When they arrived, they found 51-year-old Gary Edens who was taken to a Lawrence hospital and later pronounced dead.

The pair was taken into custody after being stopped in Topeka near southeast sixth and Rice Road by Shawnee County Sheriff’s deputies.

Deputies arrested rush for attempting to flee and elude and driving with an illegal tag.

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