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Man in critical condition after gas station shooting in Lawrence

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Posted at 1:59 PM, Apr 09, 2021

LAWRENCE — A man was critically wounded in a shooting Friday morning at a gas station in Lawrence, police said.

Officers with the Lawrence Police Department responded to a report of a person shot at the BP Connect gas station in the 11000 block of Pendleton Pike at 11:30 a.m., according to Captain Tracey Cantrell.

Police found a man with at least one gunshot wound to the chest. Medics transported him to Methodist Hospital in critical condition.

Cantrell said a person is in custody and detectives do not believe the shooting was a random act.

The shooting remains under investigation.