Man dies in Saturday morning Topeka shooting

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Officers are investigating after a shooting killed a man in central Topeka.

Matthew Pressler, 35, of Topeka, died in the shooting, a Topeka Police Department watch commander said Saturday morning.

Topeka police went around 2:50 a.m. to the 300 block of Southwest Roosevelt Street on reports of shots fired. A Shawnee County dispatcher confirmed there was one person shot around 3 a.m. The TPD later said at 4:30 that Pressler died from gunshot wounds at the scene.

Investigators have not released details on a possible suspect as of Saturday.

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