When officers arrived, they located numerous shell casings in the street, and one residence in the 2700 block of SE Maryland was struck by a single bullet. Topeka is plagued by gun violence
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Gunshots near SE 28th and SE Maryland

TOPEKA, Kan. – On Monday, May 29th at approximately 7:20 a.m., TPD officers responded to the area of SE 28th and SE Maryland Ave on reports of gunshots in the area. When officers arrived, they located numerous shell casings in the street, and one residence in the 2700 block of SE Maryland was struck by a single bullet. No injuries to any people were reported. The Crime Scene Investigation Unit was called in to assist with evidence collection.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to email telltpd@topeka.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.

This is what Copagandist Media Outlet WIBW had to say about it:

Investigation begins after shots fired near Highland Park area in Topeka

An investigation has begun after shots were fired near the area of Highland Park in Topeka on Memorial Day morning.

By Sarah Motter

Published: May. 29, 2023 at 8:22 AM CDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – An investigation has begun after shots were fired near the area of Highland Park in Topeka on Memorial Day morning.

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The Topeka Police Department tells 13 NEWS that officers are on the scene and investigating shots fired in the area of SE 28th and Maryland Ave.

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Officials noted they received a call around 7:20 a.m. with reports of gunshots and shell casings in the street. When they arrived, they found various casings and that at least one home in the 2700 block of Maryland had been hit by a single bullet.

The Crime Scene Investigation Bureau has been called into help collect evidence.

If anyone has information about the crime, they should report it to TPD at 785-368-9400 or the Shawnee Co. Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.

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