Negligent discharge of firearm kills man in Lenexa apartment


LENEXA, Kan. — The Lenexa Police Department says one person has died in the 12600 block of West 97th Terrace after another person negligently discharged a firearm and shot him.

Police were called to the area at about 1:15 p.m. by the person who fired the gun.

At the scene, they found Adam L. Carroll, 20, and attempted life-saving measures, but he died at the scene.

The individual who shot the firearm has not been identified, but police say he had cooperated in the investigation.

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According to Lenexa police, a preliminary investigation says one individual was handling the firearm and negligently discharged it and shot the other individual.

The individual called police and attempted life-saving measures until police arrived.

Police continue to investigate the incident and will forward the report to the Johnson County District Attorney’s Office to be reviewed.

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