Several Gun Shots Heard in Topeka; Police Investigate

By: Brian Dorman Email
By: Brian Dorman Email

Topeka, KS (WIBW)--Topeka Police report that several gunshots were heard to the west of Gordon around 11 p.m. Police canvassed the area and wasn't able to find the source of the gunfire.

Just before midnight a Topeka Police Officer heard two gunshots go off at 4th and Lafayette and minutes later two more shots were fired. Topeka Police are in the area also checking to see if they can find the source of the shots.

At midnight there was a report of gunshots being heard near 7th and Lafayette as well as at 400 Locust. It's not confirmed if the shots being heard are all coming from the same source.

Sources say that a home on the 1000 block of Locust was shot at 6 times the other day. It's possible the house was shot at again Saturdy night, police have not been able to confirm the report.

It's reported that the shots fired on Locust happened about 150 feet from a home. Officers say that there are people in the street yelling over the gun shots. There are no reports of a victim or of any injuries. It also has not been confirmed where the shots are coming from.

13 News will continue to follow this developing story.


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