TPD Investigates Shootings

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -- Topeka Police officers were called to Stormont-Vail at 1:19 a.m. Monday where a man was taken by private vehicle with a gunshot wound to the arm. His injuries are non life-threatening.

The victim told authorities he was near the 700 or 800 block of SW Clay around midnight when he was shot.

About half an hour before he arrived to the hospital - and four miles away - Topeka police officers responded to gunshots in the 2300 block of SE Bellview. There, officers found shotgun rounds in the street.

Authorities aren't saying whether they suspect the two incidents are related, but say they are investigating.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at (785) 234-0007.

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