Topeka police investigating after shooting victim arrives at hospital

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Topeka police are currently investigating a shooting Wednesday morning that sent one person to the hospital.

The Topeka Police Department reports that at 1:43 a.m. officers were sent to St. Francis hospital in reference to a shooting victim that had just arrived by a private vehicle.

Officers made contact with the male victim who says he was in the 400 block of SE Winfield when he was shot by a black man in his twenties, medium build with long braided hair.

According to a release from police, the victim suffered injuries believed to be non-life threatening and is expected to make a full recovery.

Topeka police says they are looking for 26-year-old Deontay Kashif Spearman, of Topeka, for questioning.


Police are continuing to investigate this incident and ask anyone with information to contact the Topeka Police Department at 785-368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.

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