Topeka man arrested in Jackson County for attempted murder

Randall Eugene Hartman Jr.

HOLTON, Kan. (KSNT) – A Topeka man has been arrested in Jackson County following reports of an aggravated domestic battery in Holton.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Holton Police Department Sunday evening on the reported incident in the 500 block of Ohio Street around 9:30. Multiple law enforcement agencies searched for the alleged suspect, identified as Randall Eugene Hartman Jr., 30, of Topeka. An initial report said Hartman was allegedly carrying a rifle and had made threatening statements towards the victim. He was taken into custody by the Holton Police Department and other agencies around 2:00 a.m. Monday in Holton.

According to the sheriff’s office, Hartman was booked into the Jackson County Jail for attempted second degree murder, aggravated domestic battery, domestic battery, criminal damage to property and disorderly conduct. His bond was set at $75,000.

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