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Man convicted in shooting that killed 3 in downtown Lawrence

 


LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A man was convicted Tuesday in a shooting that killed three people in a popular downtown area of a Kansas college town.

Anthony Roberts Jr., 22, of Topeka, was found guilty of two counts of first-degree felony murder, one count of second-degree murder and attempted second-degree murder, the Lawrence Journal-World reports .

Deputy District Attorney David Melton said Roberts opened fire in October 2017 after he and his friends confronted a group of other Topeka men with whom they had "bad blood" as crowds were leaving bars, concerts and other events on the main downtow...



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