Lawrence man taken to hospital with life threatening injuries after stabbing

LAWRENCE, Kan. (KSNT) – A Lawrence man was taken to the hospital early Friday morning with injuries considered life threatening following a stabbing in Lawrence.

The Lawrence Police Department says at 5:45 a.m., a deputy with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office was on routine patrol and conducted a pedestrian check on an individual near 13th Street and Haskell Avenue. Police say the subject contacted, a 37-year-old Lawrence man, appeared to have blood on his clothing.

Officers responded to the residence of this individual in the 1500 block of Oak Hill Avenue, where they located a 52-year-old male victim with critical injuries.  The victim was transported to an area trauma center for life threatening injuries.  Police say an update on his condition is not available at this time.

The 37-year-old suspect was identified as Wynn Sterling Antrim Anderson, who was taken into custody.

Police say charges are yet to be determined as the investigation is ongoing.

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