TOPEKA, Kan. – On Friday April 14, 2023, at approximately 11:57 p.m. officers with the Topeka Police Department responded to the area of the 700 BLK. of SW Taylor St. in reference to the report of multiple gunshots in the area.
Upon officer’s arrival, three individuals were located suffering from gunshot wounds. Two of these
victims’ injuries were considered non-life threatening. One of the victim’s injuries was considered life threatening. All three were transported to a local area hospital. he investigation is ongoing at this time.
A short time later police recieved a call saying that a suspect was at an apartment in the 700 block of Western, and had a handgun. According to radio traffic the police went to that location and took someone into custody, but it is unknown if they actually had anything to do with the shooting on Taylor.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Topeka Police Criminal Investigation Bureau at 785-368-9400. Anonymous tips can be made by calling Shawnee County Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007. You can also make anonymous tips online at www.p3tips.com/128.
All persons charged with a criminal offense are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.