Douglas County investigating highway shooting

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LAWRENCE, Kansas (AP) – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office say a man is recovering in a hospital after being shot while driving on a highway south of Lawrence.

The shooting occurred late Monday on Highway 59. The sheriff’s office says the 24-year-old man was taken to a Topeka hospital after being shot late Monday.

Officers closed a three-mile section of the highway for several hours Tuesday to search for clues.

Sheriff’s spokesman Lt. Steve Lewis said authorities have no information on a suspect or a vehicle.

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