Topeka police release victim’s name in fatal shooting

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Officers with the Topeka Police Department were on scene of a fatal shooting in southwest Topeka.

Topeka Police Dispatch tells KSNT News the shooting happened in the area of SW 33rd and Oakley, just east of Gage.

Dispatch said there is one victim who has died from their injuries.

UPDATE:  Police have identified the victim as 36-year-old Stephen Snyder of Topeka.

Police said Anthony Darcy, 81, of Topeka, was the shooter and was the one who called in the shooting to police.

Darcy has been booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections on one count of Aggravated Assault and one count of 1st Degree Murder.

Neighbors tell KSNT News they are in shock and this has never happened in their neighborhood before.

“Its a quiet neighborhood. I’ve never heard of anything like this happening. It’s crazy. It’s five in two days so I don’t know,” said Neighbor Samantha Ginter.

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