SHAWNEE COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a fatal shooting.
Just after 5:30 p.m. Friday, police were dispatched to 29th and Villa West Drive in Topeka in reference to a disturbance, according to Lt. Donna Eubanks.
Upon arrival officers located a man with a life-threatening gunshot wound. American Medical Response transported the man to a local hospital, where the he was later pronounced deceased.
Police have identified and located all involved and conducted interviews. Early Saturday, detectives continued looking into the circumstances regarding the investigation.
Upon completion of the criminal investigative case file, it will be sent to the DA’s office for criminal charging assessment per standard practice and protocol. There is the possibility of selfdefense consideration in this incident, according to Eubanks.