Police Investigate Shooting In East Topeka

By: Stephanie Schultz
By: Stephanie Schultz

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Police are investigating the shooting of at least one person in east Topeka Wednesday night.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the area of 2706 S.E. Illinois around 10:15 p.m, but the victim had left the scene before officers arrived. The victim, 21-year-old Gerald Avery, was later located inside a Chevy Impala in the parking lot of Advance Auto Parts at 17th and Kansas.

That person was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening gunshot wound. The driver was not injured and was transported to the Law Enforcement Center for Detectives.

More information will be released later Thursday.

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

Stay with wibw.com for more on this developing story.


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