Topeka man arrested in Monday night shooting
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - A Topeka man is facing charges in connection to a shooting that left another man with non-life-threatening injuries.
The Topeka Police Department says Elias Martinez, 20, was booked into the Shawnee Co. Jail for Aggravated Battery, Aggravated Assault, Criminal Damage to Property, Criminal Discharge of a Firearm at an Occupied Vehicle, and Unlawful Discharge of a firearm in the City Limits.
Lt. Kevin Johnson says officers were called to the 3000 block of SE 6th Street around 6:43 p.m. Monday on reports of a possible shooting.
Johnson says the victim was already headed to the hospital once police arrived on the scene.
Officials say the shooting stemmed from a fight between Martinez and the victim, who know one another.
Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (785) 234-0007.
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