Armed Men Break Into Topeka Homes Overnight

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Topeka Police say there were two home break-ins overnight.

Officers were called to the first at 10:52 p.m. at 2523 SE Iowa. A man at the home told police he had been shot after struggling with a black man who came to the door with a gun and then tried to force his way inside the home.

The victim described the suspect as being 5'8" tall and wearing something covering his face.

The man was taken to a local hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Anyone with information should contact Detectives at 368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 234-0007.

A second incident was reported at 11:38 p.m. at 3101 SE Powell. A male victim there reported two black men wearing masks forced their way into his home. He said both were armed with handguns and hit him with the guns while attempting to rob him.

A shot was fired at the Powell residence by one of the suspects, but no one was injured from the gunshot.

631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email:
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