Suspects arrested for 59 Highway shooting

Two people have been arrested in the shooting of a driver on Highway 59 south of Lawrence.

Douglas County Sheriff’s detectives arrested 25 year old Edward Joseph Parker from Lawrence and 20 year old Brittany Nicole Smith from Eudora.

They were booked into jail for attempted first degree murder and conspiracy to commit first degree murder.

24-year-old Skylar Workman was hurt in the may 26 shooting and is still at a Topeka hospital.

Investigators say they don’t think the shooting was a random act.

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