Nov 30, 2023

Man found dead after standoff at Kan. apartment complex

Posted Nov 30, 2023 4:30 PM

DOUGLAS COUNTY — Police found a dead man in an apartment in the 1700 block of Ohio Street in Lawrence after a gunshot was heard while officers were attempting to serve an out-of-town warrant there, according to a media release.

Just before 6 p.m. Wednesday, police were at the apartment building trying to contact the wanted subject when a single gunshot was heard from inside the apartment.

Officers immediately backed away from the apartment, established a perimeter, and called for additional resources to assist. Officers evacuated nearby apartments and provided a secure perimeter to ensure the safety of everyone in the area.

At 9:30p.m., 0fficers entered the apartment and located a dead man inside with an apparent gunshot wound.

Lawrence Police personnel remained on scene investigating. Area residents were allowed to return to their homes.

 Police are working to confirm the identity of the man who died. Police released no additional details.