Police investigate overnight shooting in midtown area of Topeka

Published: Jul. 30, 2021 at 4:47 AM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Police are investigating an overnight shooting that occurred outside a midtown gas station and convenience store.

The shooting was reported around 3:15 a.m. Friday in the parking lot of Tony’s Quick Shop at 1107 S.W. 6th Ave.

Police officials said the victim, identified as an adult male, sustained injuries that weren’t believed to be life-threatening.

The man was transported to a local hospital by American Medical Response ambulance.

Police officers around 5 a.m. were seen looking around a silver, four-door Chevrolet Impala that was parked in front of the store on the west end of the parking lot.

Officers remained at the scene until around 5:30 a.m.

The car was towed from the scene around 6:15 a.m. Friday.

In addition to Topeka police and American Medical Response ambulance, the Topeka Fire Department also responded to the scene.

Store officials said the business is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

No suspect information had been released as of late Friday morning and the incident remains under investigation.

Check for more information as it becomes available.

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