2 Shot In Attempted Robbery

By: 13 NEWS
By: 13 NEWS

Topeka, KS (WIBW)-- At 1:40AM Sunday Topeka Police were called to the area of 200 NE Jefferson to a call of gun shots heard in the area. Immediately following the first call dispatchers received another call notifying dispatchers the gun shots came from 310 SE Hancock with possibly two people shot.

When officers arrived they found two males who had been wounded by gunfire. According to the victims, who were inside the residence, there was a knock on the door. When one of the victims opened the door he was confronted by an armed black male. The victim turned to run away, but was fired upon and wounded.

As the two black male suspects entered the residence another victim, who was sitting on the couch was fired at and struck as well. One victim received serious, but at this time believed to be non-life threatening, wounds.

The other victim had non-life threatening injuries. The suspects ran out of the house in an unknown direction.

If anyone has any information or even thinks they have information regarding this robbery, please call Topeka Police Department Detectives at 368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 234-0007, case number 17449-08 may be referenced.


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