Man drives himself to the hospital after being shot in central Topeka

Published: Sep. 20, 2021 at 9:05 AM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Police were investigating a shooting that injured a man Monday morning in central Topeka.

The shooting was reported around 8:45 a.m. Monday in the 2400 block of S.W. Fillmore.

A neighbor said multiple shots were fired and that the victim was wounded outside a residence.

The shooting victim was reported to have driven himself to a Topeka hospital.

Police spokeswoman Gretchen Spiker said late Monday morning that the victim’s injuries weren’t believed to be life-threatening.

Yellow crime-scene tape was placed in front of a house and stretched over a wide area on the west side of the street.

There were no immediate reports of arrests or suspect descriptions.

Anyone with information may call Topeka police detectives at 785-368-9400 or Shawnee County Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.

Check for more information as it becomes available.

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