Minor pronounced dead in Thursday night shooting

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Medical personnel pronounced one minor dead after a Thursday night shooting in east Topeka, according to a news release.

2:47 a.m.

The shooting victim was taken into surgery upon arrival at the hospital, according to dispatch. They did not survive.

The Topeka Police Homicide Unit is investigating at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call police.

7:30 p.m.

The Topeka Police Department said the shooting happened around 7:22 p.m. near Southeast Chandler Street and Southeast 6th Avenue.

When officers arrived on scene, they found one victim with a gunshot wound. They were taken to a local hospital and their condition is unknown at this time.

If you have information about this shooting, you’re asked to email TPD at telltpd@topeka.org or call the Topeka Police Criminal Investigation Bureau at (785) 368-9400. You can also make an anonymous tip by calling Shawnee County Crime Stoppers at (785) 234-0007 or making an online tip here.

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