Lawrence police spokesman: Officers acted quickly in situation that ‘could have easily ended in tragedy’


LAWRENCE, Kan. – A spokesman for the Lawrence Police Department said Wednesday that officers acted fast to prevent what could have been a tragic incident last month. As the Journal-World reported Tuesday, Lawrence police officers Joshua Doncouse and Ian McCann stopped a man who they believed was readying an AK-47 to shoot at crowds in one of the city’s most popular bar districts in the early hours of Friday, according to court documents.