Person identified in Topeka officer involved shooting

TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Topeka Police Department have identified the man shot and killed Monday in an officer involved shooting.

The individual that was shot has been identified as 45-year-old Randall J. Selsor.

Officers with the Topeka Police Department responded Monday afternoon to an officer involved shooting in the 500 block of SW Taylor. TPD tells KSNT News the officer involved in the shooting is a member of the United States Marshals Service assigned to the Fugitive Task Force.

Selsor was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say the U.S. Marshals Service was at the residence serving two arrest warrants on Selsor, one was a felony arrest warrant for attempted violation of the Offender Registration Act for an original charge of attempted aggravated sexual battery that occurred on January 25, 2009. The other warrant was for a misdemeanor domestic battery.

There were five Fugitive Task Force officers at the residence searching for Selsor. Two are members of the US Marshals Service, two deputies from the Shawnee County Sheriff Office, and one officer from the Topeka Police Department. The officers had consent from the resident to search for Selsor. The US Marshals Service requested the Topeka Police Department to investigate the shooting incident.

Topeka Police says additional details will be released as the investigation continues.

When the investigation is concluded, it will be forwarded to the Shawnee County District Attorney’s Office for review.


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