Drive-by shooting sends teen to Topeka hospital

TOPEKA (KSNT) —  A teen is recovering after he was hurt in a drive by shooting in Topeka late Thursday night.

Topeka Police were called to St. Francis Health Center shortly after 10 p.m. to the 17-year-old teen who had been shot. He had arrived to the hospital in a private car.

The teen said he had been walking in the area of SE 25th Street and SE Burr Street when someone drove by in a car and shot him.

Officers found a crime scene in the 2300 block of SE Colonial Drive. The teen’s parents are at his side in the hospital where he’s expected to make a full recovery.

Topeka Police are currently investigating the shooting. If you have any information, call the Topeka Police Department 785-368-9400 or Crime Stoppers 785-234-0007.

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