Shooting Incidents in Baldwin City

December 30, 2022


At 7:13 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30, officers received reports of a suspect firing a weapon from a vehicle driving in the 800 block of 8th Street.

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December 30, 2022

Shooting Incidents in Baldwin City

At 7:13 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30, officers received reports of a suspect firing a weapon from a vehicle driving in the 800 block of 8th Street. Shots were fired into an establishment, The Bullpen. Baldwin City Police Department officers and Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded and confirmed shots were fired from outside the business.

While en route, calls came in from people outside the Baldwin City Public Library, 800 7th St., reporting shots were fired there as well. Officers have received no reports of injuries at this time from either location.

Officers received reports of the suspect’s vehicle description, and Baldwin City Police Officers located the vehicle. One individual was taken into custody without incident.

Officers are currently investigating the two scenes, where we can confirm shots were fired. We’ll be working into the evening collecting evidence, processing information and interviewing multiple witnesses. At this time, we have no further information. Any further updates will be shared in the same manner.

If you have information regarding this incident, please call dispatch at 785-843-0250 or you may call Douglas County Crime Stoppers at 785-843-TIPS (8477) to make an anonymous report. 

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