Lawrence man charged with murder after early morning shooting

03/08/2014 11:41 AM

03/08/2014 11:41 AM

A Lawrence man was charged Satuday with murder for a shooting that occurred during the early hours at an apartment in the 2400 block of Cedarwood Avenue.

Police responded at 3:10 a.m. to a reported disturbance and found a resident, Patrick Roberts, 39, suffering a gunshot wound. He was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said several individuals were present when the incident occurred, but had fled. Officers located two and detained them for questioning.

Dustin D. Walker, 29, was arrested about 9 a.m. and charged with first-degee murder. He is being held in the Douglas County Jail.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lawrence Police Department at

785-832-7509 or CrimeStoppers at 785-843-8477.

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