UPDATE: 1 arrested for injuring man in central Topeka shooting

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TOPEKA (KSNT) – Topeka police are investigating a shooting Friday night in central Topeka.

Saturday, June 26 – 3:48 a.m.

Officers arrested 33-year-old Richard O’brien of Topeka for battery and interference with police.

O’brien has been booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections.

Friday, June 25 – 8:45 p.m.

Topeka police are investigating a shooting at Southwest 11th Street & Southwest College Avenue reported around 7:30 p.m. Friday. When officers arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital by ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries.

A person of interest was taken into custody to be questioned, according to the Topeka Police Department.

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