Lawrence: 16-year-old shot, 19-year-old arrested

LAWRENCE (KSNT) — On Friday evening, Lawrence Police Department investigators arrested 19-year-old Anthony Taylor in connection with a shooting that happened in earlier in the day.

Around 4:30 a.m., a 16-year-old male was shot and left with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. He was taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital by ambulance for treatment and was later released.

Investigators processed the crime scene, sought releated arrest and search warrants, and located the suspect. This took most of the day.

By evening, Taylor had been located and arrested without incident. He is currently in the Douglas County Jail on a charge of aggravated battery. He is being held on $75,000 bond.


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