Victim dies after east Topeka shooting Tuesday night

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(KSNT Photo/James Ryan)

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A man has died after a Tuesday night shooting in east Topeka, according to police.

Officers went to a reported shooting at 11:25 p.m. near Southeast 14th and Locust Street, where they found 37-year-old Mark Edwards suffering from life-threatening gunshot wounds. The Topeka Police Department said medical crews took him to a local hospital where they later pronounced him dead.

(KSNT Photo/James Ryan)

A TPD watch commander did not give information on a shooting suspect, but said investigators are interviewing witnesses.

Police ask anyone with information on the shooting to call the TPD Criminal Investigation Bureau at 785-368-9400, or leave an anonymous tip with Shawnee County Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.

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