SHAWNEE COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a shooting and searching for suspects.
Just before 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, police in the area of the 800 Block of SE Rice in Topeka heard several gunshots, according to Lt. Robert Simmons.
A few moments later, police stopped a vehicle at Interstate 70 and SE Rice Road with an adult male passenger with a gunshot wound that was determined to be life threatening by medical personnel.
The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.
Police have not reported an arrest and have not identified the victim.