TOPEKA (KSNT) – One person is dead following a shooting in Topeka on Friday.
The Topeka Police Department reported that at 3:05 p.m. on Aug. 5 at the Traveler’s Inn at 3846 SW Topeka Boulevard their officers responded to a shooting. A victim was found at the scene suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim has since been identified as 18 year-old Jahlel Brundidge of Topeka.
“We’ve lost so many people here and I’ve been close to all of them,” said Shelby Whitaker, a Traveler’s Inn resident. “I don’t know it’s a one and a million chance. I mean, everyone we’ve lost out here, they will be missed.”
As a result of the investigation, two people have been transported to the Shawnee County Department of Corrections. Andre Quinton, 39, and Cassie Holden, 31, both of Topeka, are being held on four different charges.
- Murder in the 1st Degree
- Aggravated Robbery
- Aggravated Burglary
- Criminal Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon