Jun 29, 2020 8:00 AM

Kansas man hospitalized after struck with machete

Posted Jun 29, 2020 8:00 AM
Police on the scene of the investigation photo courtesy WIBW TV
Police on the scene of the investigation photo courtesy WIBW TV

SHAWNEE COUNTY— Law enforcement authorities are investigating  an aggravated assault that sent one man to the hospital.

Just after 8:30 p.m. Friday, police were dispatched to a call in the 2300 block of SW Buchanan in Topeka, according to Lt. Ron Ekis.

The investigation revealed several individuals were involved in a disturbance in which on man had been struck by a machete requiring medical attention.

During this disturbance, an unknown person fired gunshots striking a car at the same location. No persons were injured from the gunfire.

A private vehicle transported the man who was struck with the machete to a local hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening injury.

Police released no additional details Sunday and have not reported an arrest.