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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lawrence police say a man was shot during a traffic stop by at least one police officer after the stop escalated into a confrontation.

Police Capt. Anthony Brixius says the person who was shot Tuesday evening was hospitalized in stable condition.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports the officer began struggling with the driver of a vehicle he had stopped near a busy Lawrence intersection.

Brixius says a second officer arrived but he could not confirm how many officers fired their weapons.

Few other details were released, including whether the person who was shot was the vehicle’s driver.


Information from: Lawrence (Kan.) Journal-World,