One dead, one injured after central Topeka shooting

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Washburn and Topeka Police say WU football player, Dwane Simmons was shot and killed. Former player, Corey Ballentine was injured. He is expected to make a full recovery. For more information on update information, click here. 


Police say one person is dead and another is injured after an early morning shooting in central Topeka. Topeka Police received a call about a disturbance in the 1400 block of 13th St. around 12:45 Sunday morning.

Around 1:56 a.m. they received another call about gunshots in the area. Police said when officers arrived at 1:57 a.m., they found one person dead. Another was hurt, but they did not have life threatening injuries. 

Police do not have a suspect in custody or a suspect description at this time. 

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