Three people arrested after Oakland standoff

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TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office said three people are in custody following a standoff in the Oakland neighborhood.

Deputies went to a house at 703 NE Sumner St. early Friday morning after investigating a disturbance in the 3100 block of Northwest Rochester Road. The sheriff’s office said someone shot several rounds toward a house while driving away. The suspect vehicle was later found in the Oakland neighborhood, but the suspect ran on foot.

The sheriff’s office said around 7:45 a.m., deputies tried to arrest the suspect, Trey G. Martinez, 24, of Topeka at a home in the 700 block of Northeast Sumner Street.

Four people came out of the Sumner house and told authorities a gunman was inside and wouldn’t leave, according to the sheriff’s office. The four also said the gunman had fired a shot at another home on Rochester Road.

Just after noon, Martinez was taken into custody and taken to the Law Enforcement Center. His charges are pending.

The sheriff’s office said two other people inside the house were also taken into custody. Anthony A. Weems, 20, and Michael L. Frederick, 22, both of Topeka, were arrested and booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections for felony interference with law enforcement. Frederick also had misdeameanor warrants, according to the sheriff’s office.

No one was hurt in this incident. The investigation is ongoing.

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