Police Seek Suspect in Hit and Run

Topeka Police are investigating an incident that occurred this morning in the 5th and Davies area.

Officers were responding to the area of 5th and Davies at about 11:45 a.m. Thursday to a report of a fight with shots fired. Shortly after, there was also a report of a vehicle striking a subject in the area of 5th and Burr. The vehicle then left the area.

Police believe the incidents are connected. The person struck by the vehicle, a 22-year-old male, was taken by AMR to a local hospital with injuries initially considered to be life-threatening, but has since changed to non life-threatening.

Police are looking for a red Ford Ranger pick-up with temporary tags that was last seen leaving the area. The driver is described as a Hispanic male and the passenger is described as a female passenger.

Police are continuing to investigate and ask that anyone with information call detectives at 368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 234-0007.


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