TOPEKA (KSNT) – Police have now arrested a 14-year-old male for second-degree murder for a shooting that happened in Central Topeka.

This shooting occurred on Thursday night and left one person deceased. They have not yet released the name of the victim until next of kin is notified.

The Topeka Police Department said a shooting was reported around 8:30 p.m. near the intersection of 13th Street and Garfield Avenue a few blocks north of Washburn University. Officers arrived to find a male suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. They were transported to the hospital where he later died.

Police originally said the shooting may have been accidental.

They are still investigating this shooting now.