Local man charged with attempted first-degree murder in connection to January 1 shooting on N 1500 Rd

Lawrence, KANSAS – According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, his name is Daequan Rayton and he was arrested on Friday.

The 24-year-old man is now charged with attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery.

The shooting occurred at the Outhouse dance club on Jan. 1.

Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a shooting call.

The responding deputies discovered that the victim was taken to a hospital by a private vehicle.

This incident remains under investigation.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.