Police investigating deadly shooting near KU campus in Lawrence


LAWRENCE, Kan. — Lawrence police are investigating after one person was shot and killed Wednesday night just blocks away from the University of Kansas campus.

Officers responded to the shooting just after 7 p.m. near 15th Street and Kentucky Street, just east of the campus.

When officers arrived on scene they located a man injured. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are working to identify and locate anyone involved in the incident.

The victim has been identified as 21-year-old Christian Willis, of Wichita.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call our Investigations Division at 785-830-7430 or call Crime Stoppers at 785-843-TIPS.

Police said they will have no further updates until Thursday.

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