Police in search of a suspect related to a 9-year-old struck by a bullet inside his home
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Shawnee County Sheriff’s office responded to a shooting last night where a 9-year-old victim had been struck by the gunfire.
Around 8:41 pm on November 19, 2023, “Shawnee County Communications Center received multiple phone calls in reference to gunshots near the 6700 Blk. SW Greencastle Dr.” said Sheriff Brian C., Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office.
The 9-year-old male victim was found inside the residence with a gunshot wound to his left leg. The victim was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.
Shawnee County Sheriff’s office stated that there were 3 adults and 5 juveniles in the home at the time of the shooting. Two suspects fled on foot to a silver passenger car in the 6800 Blk. SW Rockpost Rd. and fled the scene.
This incident is still under investigation at this time.
Sherriff Brian C., Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office, asks the community for assistance in locating Anthony Rocky Guerrero III for questioning in connection with the shooting investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office at (785)251-2200.
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