Police consider Wednesday evening shooting to be accidental

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – At around 9:34 p.m., officers responded to 944 SW Kent Place on a report of a subject being shot.

Officers arrived at the scene and made it safe for Topeka Fire and AMR to enter and give aid to the victim.

One victim was found to be suffering from a single gunshot wound and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The injuries are described as non-life threating. A person of interest was located at the scene and transported to the Law Enforcement Center for questioning.

Officers interviewed the victim and the person of interest and the shooting is being considered as accidental at this time.

No arrests have been made.

Topeka Police Officers and Detectives are currently investigating. Anyone with knowledge of this incident is asked to call the Topeka Police Department at 785-368-9200, or Crime Stoppers at 234-0007. You can also report on-line at http://www.topekacrimestoppers.org/

 

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