Three wounded in shooting outside Lawrence sports bar

Police are investigating a shooting outside a Lawrence sports bar that left three people wounded.

Lawrence Police say the shooting was reported around 2 a.m. Sunday outside the Playerz Sports Bar on the city’s east side. Officers found an injured man and woman in the parking lot.

A suspect in the shooting fled in a car but was stopped by police a few blocks away from the bar on East 23rd Street. The suspect was taken to a hospital with a serious gunshot wound.

A section of East 23rd Street remained closed Sunday morning as part of the investigation.

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