TOPEKA (KSNT) – The Topeka Police Department has identified the victim of a shooting Wednesday night in Central Topeka.
Officers were called to the 1300 block of Huntoon St. around 7:45 p.m where they found Alex Jimenez, 42, of Topeka suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The shooting occurred around 7:40 p.m. and authorities set up crime tape around Charles Liquor Store at 1235 SW Huntoon St.
According to authorities, it is unknown if the shooting is random or targeted. Police do not know if the suspect and victim are related or if drugs were involved, or what led to the shooting.
As of Thursday morning at 10 a.m. police have not identified a suspect.
This is a developing story. KSNT News will update as more information becomes available.