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Man dies after west Topeka shooting Saturday night

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - One man is dead after being shot in west Topeka Saturday night. Police responded to the report of a shooting at 1192 SW Hillsdale St around 8:50 p.m. 

Officers said when they got there they found 25-year-old Robert McKinsey James in the yard. He was unresponsive and had several gunshot wounds.

First responders performed first aid on James, and he was taken to a hospital where he later died.

Police are looking for an older, boxy, dark colored suv that drove away shortly after the shooting. There were several people inside the car. 

Police ask anyone with information to call Topeka Police Criminal Investigation Bureau at (785) 368-9400 or Shawnee County Crime Stoppers at (785) 234-0007. You can also make anonymous tips online at www.p3tips.com/128.



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