Topeka police arrest 19-year-old in connection to Tuesday afternoon shooting in Southeast Topeka

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UPDATE 11/14/19 at 10:00 p.m.:

Topeka Police arrested 19-year-old Larry D. Huggins III in connection to the shooting that killed two people Tuesday afternoon.

Huggins was booked into jail on charges of murder, aggravated burglary, and attempted aggravated robbery. Topeka Police are not saying which shooting victim the charges pertain to, Owen Hughes or Reginald McKinney, Jr. That information will come from the Shawnee County District Attorney.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Topeka Police Criminal Investigation Bureau at (785) 368-9400 or Shawnee County Crime Stoppers at (785) 234-0007.


TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) — Police have released the names of two people killed in a Tuesday afternoon shooting in southeast Topeka.

Owen M. Hughes, 15, and Reginald L. McKinney, 21, both of Topeka, died at the scene after being shot around 3:15 p.m. near the 2400 block of Maryland Avenue.

Investigators have been looking for three or four men that ran away from the area of the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 785-268-9400.

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