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Shooting victim hospitalized, 2 suspects at large in Topeka

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Topeka Police are looking for two people connected to a Wednesday night shooting at the Amoco gas station on Gage Boulevard.Officers responded to a call of a shooting around 9:40 p.m., according to Topeka Police.

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Shooting victim hospitalized, 2 suspects at large in Topeka

Three in custody after shots fired in Topeka

Published: Feb. 21, 2021 at 8:50 PM CST|Updated: 55 minutes ago TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) -Three people are now in custody after reports of gunshots in the southwest area of Topeka.

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Three in custody after shots fired in Topeka

Suspect peacefully apprehended after standoff

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Topeka Police took an individual into custody after a standoff on 16th and Central Park Avenue.Officers and a SWAT unit surrounded the home.The suspect came out peacefully around 3 p-m. More information was not immediately available.

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Suspect peacefully apprehended after standoff

Topeka police respond to barricaded subject

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – The Topeka Police Department has confirmed it’s responding to a barricaded subject near 16th Street and Central Park in Topeka.Police have asked the public to avoid the area.Topeka Police and SWAT have both responded.

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Topeka police respond to barricaded subject

One killed in overnight shooting in south-central Topeka

TPD was called to the area of 3700 SW Plaza Dr. around 11:35 Monday night on reports of gunshots in the area. TPD was called to the area of 3700 SW Plaza Dr. around 11:35 Monday night on reports of gunshots in the area.(Phil Anderson) TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Topeka Police are investigating a shooting in south-central Topeka that left one person dead. TPD was called to the area of 3700 SW Plaza Dr. around 11:35 Monday night on reports of gunshots in the area. When police arrived, they found a male with a gunshot

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One killed in overnight shooting in south-central Topeka

Topeka Police on scene of possible overnight shooting

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Officers are responding to a possible shooting at the White Lakes apartments in Topeka. Topeka Police are actively investigating a scene near Southwest 37th Street and Plaza Drive, according to Shawnee County Dispatch. The call came in around 11:30 p.m. Monday. This is an ongoing investigation and KSNT will provide more details as they become available.

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Topeka Police on scene of possible overnight shooting

Topeka police conducting death investigation

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Topeka police are conducting a death investigation in the 300 block of Southwest Harrison Street. Officers were dispatched and responded to the scene around 2:20 a.m. Monday morning, Feb. 15. This is a developing story.

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Topeka police conducting death investigation

Police investigate suspicious death

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Topeka Police are looking into a the death of a person in southeast Topeka Wednesday morning. Shortly after midnight, officers were called regarding a possible shooting in the 2300 block of SE Bellview. When they arrived, they found a victim who appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to a hospital and later pronounced dead. Officers and detectives are continuing the ongoing investigation into the circumstances surrounding this incident. Anyone with information

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Police investigate suspicious death

Charges filed against man for attacking Topeka Police officer

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Criminal charges have been filed against a Topeka man accused of attacking a police officer. Justin Reed is accused of flagging the Topeka police officer down, approaching him on a bicycle and attacking him. It happened near 37th and Kansas in Southeast Topeka. The officer was responding to an unwanted person call when he found Reed “riding his bicycle in circles in the street,” Kagay said.” Reed flagged the officer down and then rushed the officer and physically assaulted him.”

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Charges filed against man for attacking Topeka Police officer

Shawnee Co. District Attorney files charges against man who assaulted TPD officer

Justin Reed(Shawn Wheat | wibw) TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Shawnee County District Attorney Mike Kagay has filed charges against Justin Reed, a Topeka man who was arrested for attacking a Topeka Police officer. On February 4, the officer was responding to an unrelated call when Reed passed by on his bicycle and flagged the officer down. Reed then proceeded to attack the officer, punching him several times and trying to take his gun out of its holster. A bystander was able to pull Reed off of the officer, and he

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Shawnee Co. District Attorney files charges against man who assaulted TPD officer

21-year-old man arrested in connection to Saturday morning shooting

Topeka Police has arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with attempted murder. Steven S. Ferguson was booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with attempted second-degree murder. According to a news release Saturday from Lt. Joe Perry, police responded about 5:04 a.m. Saturday to 3041 E. 10th Street for a shooting. Officers arriving at the scene found a woman suffering from a gunshot wound not believed to be life-threatening. The woman was transported to a local hospital to be treated for the

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21-year-old man arrested in connection to Saturday morning shooting

Topeka Police officer attacked, not seriously hurt

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – A Topeka Police officer was attacked Thursday morning while responding to a call in the 200 block of SE 34th Street. The officer, who was not seriously hurt, was investigating an unwanted subject call when an unknown person riding a bicycle approached him and began to attack him. The officer was helped by a community member who stepped in to help. We are incredibly grateful to this community member and thankful our officer was not seriously injured. Gretchen Spiker, Public Relations

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Topeka Police officer attacked, not seriously hurt

TPD arrests two people in separate stolen vehicle incidents

Leondrin Sanders (Left), Matthew Zarazua-Flores (Right) (Shawnee Co. Jail)(Shawnee Co. Jail) Published: Jan. 27, 2021 at 9:30 PM CST|Updated: 34 minutes ago TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Topeka Police arrested two people Wednesday morning in separate incidents involving stolen vehicles. 48-year-old Leondrin Sanders is accused of stealing a car that was left alone while running. Officers found him, in the stolen vehicle, near SW 3rd and Fillmore. 36-year-old Matthew Zarazua-Flores is accused of stealing from the Dollar

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TPD arrests two people in separate stolen vehicle incidents

Discussions of Topeka Police policies continue at the Police and Community Committee meeting

Topeka Police Dept. TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The Police And Community Committee formed late last year as incidents nationwide raised questions about Topeka Police Department practices. “Most of us got over a thousand emails, the citizens spoke up, loud and clear and frequently in emails, they came to council meetings, we had a special meeting specifically for public input and this committee was convened afterward,” said councilwoman Hiller. Tuesday, the committee addressed some of those concerns including the

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Discussions of Topeka Police policies continue at the Police and Community Committee meeting

TPD searching for persons of interest in theft, battery investigation

TPD is asking for help identifying these two people.(TPD) TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Topeka Police are looking to identify two people involved in a case of aggravated battery and theft. TPD wants to find the two people pictured in relation to an incident that occurred January 8 in the 1900 block of Wanamaker Rd. If you recognize them, call or email TPD. We need your help identifying the people pictured below in reference to an aggravated battery and theft investigation... Posted by Topeka Police Department on Tuesday,

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TPD searching for persons of interest in theft, battery investigation

BREAKING: 2 shot at N. Topeka Sonic restaurant

TPD is investigating a shooting at the Sonic on Hwy 24 and Rochester Rd.(WIBW) Published: Jan. 26, 2021 at 7:10 PM CST|Updated: 21 minutes ago TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Topeka Police are investigating gunfire at a North Topeka restaurant that left two people injured. Shawnee Co. dispatch confirms a call came in just before 7 p.m. from the Sonic at NW Hwy. 24 and Rochester Rd. Two employees were wounded. Dispatch said officers were just arriving on scene. It is not yet known how serious the injuries are, or where

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BREAKING: 2 shot at N. Topeka Sonic restaurant

Topeka Police: Walk-In Reporting For Accidents

Press release The Topeka Police Department has officially implemented the walk-in accident reporting phase for the City of Topeka. During the walk-in accident reporting phase, the Topeka Police Department will only respond and investigate accidents that fall under the parameters listed below: Injury, possible injury or death to any person Possible impairment of a driver due to drugs or alcohol Hit-and-run incidents Incidents where there is a disturbance between the parties involved Any hazardous material situation

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Topeka Police: Walk-In Reporting For Accidents

TPD warns of catalytic converter thefts

Thefts of catalytic converters throughout 2020 (Topeka Police Dept.)(TPD) TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Topeka Police want to make the public aware of an ongoing criminal trend. Over the last year, there have been a large number of thefts involving catalytic converters. Those converters are a part of a vehicle’s exhaust system that you can find underneath the vehicle. TPD says several churches, charities, and businesses have been targeted throughout 2020. They typically have a number of large trucks or vans parked

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TPD warns of catalytic converter thefts

Topeka, KS Semi-Truck Accident Injures 1 on Topeka Boulevard

Topeka, KS -- January 13, 2021, one person was injured due to an accident where a semi-truck and a pickup collided along Topeka Boulevard. Authorities with the Topeka Police responded to the intersection of Topeka Boulevard and SE 53rd Street late Wednesday. In their reports, officials said that a pickup and a semi-truck somehow crossed paths at the intersection, resulting in a collision. As a result of the crash, at least one person was taken to the hospital injuries said to be minor. Right now, additional

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Topeka, KS Semi-Truck Accident Injures 1 on Topeka Boulevard

Witness pulls man from car crash in Topeka

File: December 3, 2020(Phil Anderson) TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - One person was taken to a hospital after a two-car collision at 8th and Polk. According to Topeka Police -- one vehicle was heading down 8th street when the other vehicle ran the stop sign on Polk. TPD says the car on Polk continued down 8th Street before coming to a stop in the yard of a nearby home. The person who lived there came out and pulled the driver from the vehicle -- who was taken to the hospital -- just before the car caught on fire. He

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Witness pulls man from car crash in Topeka