Victim expected to survive after central Topeka shooting

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Topeka Police are investigating a shooting in Central Topeka after one man sustained life-threatening injuries Sunday night.

According to Shawnee County Communications, the shooting happened on the 1200 block of SW Lincoln after 10:00 p.m.

We are told the victim immediately went into surgery. He got out of surgery Monday morning, and is now expected to survive. He was shot multiple times in his lower torso and the upper leg area.

Police are currently at the scene investigating. They are looking for a black male, last seen wearing a white shirt and tan pants.

Police say it is difficult to distinguish the fireworks going off in the area from possible gunshots.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Topeka Police Detectives at 785-368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.

We’ll continue to update this story as we learn more information.

 

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