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LAWRENCE, KS (KCTV) - Douglas County Sheriff and Lawrence Police Department are investigating after one person was shot.

At about 2 a.m., Douglas County Sheriff deputies responded to calls about gunshots fired in the 1400 block of Hwy. 40.

As deputies responded, Lawrence Police Department witnessed a vehicle leaving the area at a high rate of speed.

The vehicle was stopped near 6th and Mississippi and one person in that vehicle had a gunshot wound to the leg and was transported to the hospital.

The victim's injury was considered not life threatening.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 785-843-TIPS.

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