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Man shot and killed on Draycott Avenue in Lawrence

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Posted at 7:14 AM, Apr 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-08 22:09:40-04

LAWRENCE — A man is dead after a shooting in Lawrence overnight on Thursday, according to the Lawrence Police Department.

The shooting happened just before midnight in the 10400 Block of Draycott Ave., near 59th St. A man was located by police with at least one gunshot wound at the residence.

According to investigators, the shooting victim was an "invited guest" at the house. He died at the scene.

He has been identified by the Marion County Coroner's Office as Stephen Banks, 25.

LPD does not believe the shooting was random and is looking into leads on a suspect. This remains an ongoing investigation at this time.

If you have any information about what happened, you're asked to call Crime Stopper.