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Topeka Police investigating shooting in east Topeka

Police say a child was injured in an early morning shooting.
Topeka Police are investigating after a child was injured in an early morning shooting in east Topeka.
Topeka Police are investigating after a child was injured in an early morning shooting in east Topeka.(Shawn Wheat)
Published: Aug. 21, 2020 at 1:44 AM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -A young girl is recovering after being shot in the ankle early Friday morning.

Police were called to the 300 block of SE Lime around 1:10 Friday morning.

While officers were on their way, they received word that a young girl was on her way to a local hospital in a private vehicle.

At the scene, police found more than 20 shells; police say the shots came from the street towards the apartment complex.

No other information has been released.

This is a developing story and will be updated when more information becomes available.

Anyone with information should contact CrimeStoppers at 785-234-0007.

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