Homeowner Shoots & Kills Intruder Saturday Morning

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The following was released from the Topeka Police Department Saturday morning: Topeka Police continue to investigate the shooting death of Edward Bowens 10/12/1961, at 1205 SW Polk Apt 6A.

Just after 3 a.m. Saturday, Topeka Police responded to a report of a shooting at 1205 Polk Apt 12A. Upon arrival, officers found Mr. Bowens who was deceased.

Police believe the homeowner shot and killed the intruder.

The investigation is on-going and TPD Detectives would like to hear from any person who may have heard or saw anything related to this incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at 368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 234-0007. Or, text your tip to Crime Stoppers at CRIMES (274637) and type “TIP128” plus your message.


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