Two people have died and a third person was critically hurt in a rural shooting a few miles northwest of Lawrence

Lawrence, KS – According to the police officials, this unfortunate incident occurred on Saturday. It happened at a rural property north of Lake View Lake, which is about 7 miles northwest of Lawrence.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department has reported that a man who was taken to the hospital after the Saturday evening shooting had died.  Another man died at the scene.

The third victim remained hospitalized with critical injuries.

The names of the victims had not been released yet.

This story will be updated when new information is available.