Parking Lot Disturbance Lands One Man Behind Bars

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - One man is behind bars after hitting a person with his car Tuesday morning.

Officers responded around 10:15 a.m. to the 2900 block of SW Topeka Blvd. on reports of a disturbance in a parking lot.

Officials say a citizen stopped and got out of his car to help another person cross an icy area in the parking lot when a third party became upset over the stopped car blocking the driveway.

Following a verbal altercation, one of the parties allegedly struck the other citizen with his vehicle.

Kevin Joe Zirkle was taken into custody on aggravated battery charges.

The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 234- 0007.