TPD investigates homicide shooting in south Topeka

The Topeka Police Department is investigating a homicide shooting in the 3500 block of SW Kerry Ave.
Updated: May. 15, 2023 at 5:35 PM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Topeka authorities are investigating a fatal shooting.

On May 15, around 2 p.m., the Topeka Police Department (TPD) responded to a shooting in the 3500 block of SW Kerry Ave.

Upon arrival, TPD officers located an individual suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. The individual eventually succumbed to their injuries. The identity of the deceased will not be released until next of kin notifications have been made.

This is an ongoing story as TPD investigates the incident. Further details will be released as allowed.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is encouraged to email or contact the Topeka Police Criminal Investigation Bureau at 785-368-9400. Anonymous tips can be made by calling Shawnee County Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007. You can also make anonymous tips online at