One dead, one in critical condition in early morning shooting

(KSNT Photo/Vanessa Alonso)

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The Topeka Police Department is on scene of a shooting at an apartment complex in Central Topeka Tuesday morning.

The call came in after 4:30 a.m. of a shooting at SW 13th St. and Western Ave. at the Westview Apartments.

Police have confirmed that one man has died and a woman was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries. The man has been identified as Joshua A. Jernagin, 30, of Topeka.

Authorities are describing the suspect as a light skin black male, wearing dark clothes.

The Topeka Police said officers will be in the area of 13th and SW Western Tuesday afternoon to speak with both motorists and pedestrians regarding the shooting. Anyone with information are asked to speak with officers at that location or call TPD at 785-368-9464 or Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.

KSNT News will continue to update this story as new information develops.

These apartments were the scene of another shooting back in June 2013, where Benjamin D. Jackson, 24, of Topeka, was killed in a shooting. The suspect in that incident has not been arrested.

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