No Charges To Be Filed In January Shooting

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- No charges will be filed in last month’s shooting death of a south Topeka man.

49-year old James M. Reeder Jr. was killed at a home in the 4000 block of SW 34th on January 16th. His brother, Michael Reeder was taken to the Law Enforcement Center for questioning.

On Thursday, District Attorney Chad Taylor released a statement that no charges would be filed and that Michael Reeder acted in self defense.