TPD release name of shooting victim

Photo of Jermel R. Robbins of Topeka. Courtesy: Shawnee Co. Dept. of Corrections.

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT)The Topeka Police Department has released the name of the victim in Friday’s shooting in Topeka as 26-year-old Jermel R. Robbins of Topeka.

Police says no one has been arrested in connection to the homicide, and the investigation is ongoing.

Topeka Police responded to a call of a shooting at about 2:40 Friday afternoon at 2129 SE Kentucky.

When police arrived, they found a male subject outside of the address with gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to a local hospital for emergency treatment and was pronounced dead at about 3:40 p.m.

Police say a vehicle stopped in front of the home and fired several shots.

Witnesses did see a Silver Dodge Magnum station wagon with tinted windows leaving the scene of the shooting. Police still haven’t determined if the victim was targeted. If anyone has information in regards to a vehicle matching this description they are asked to call 911 and report it to the police.

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