Shooting Victims May Be Related To Home Break-in

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- Officials say that around 1:40 a.m. Topeka Police were called to the 2000 block of SW Lincoln on a report of gunshots that were heard in the area.

While in route to the area, police received another call from 2015 SW Lincoln, indicating that the resident had "...shot subjects that were breaking into his residence and they had fled the scene."

A few minutes later authorities got a call from Stormont Vail Hospital saying that they had subjects in the emergency room suffering from gunshot injuries.

The condition of the subjects is unknown, but they are receiving medical treatment. Police are continuing the investigation.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact crime stoppers at 234-0007