Arrest of suspect in Aggravated Battery occurred in 2000 Blk S Kansas

Aggravated Battery- Arrest of Suspect
TOPEKA, Kan.-
**Update- John W Towner Jr., 28, has been interviewed in reference to this incident. He was transported to the Department of Corrections on charges of Aggravated Battery and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.**
On January 23, 2018 at 1212 hours, officers responded to a residence in the 2000 block of south Kansas Avenue on a report of a shooting. Two male victims were transported to a local hospital by AMR. Both victims were listed in critical condition, with at least one victim suffering from injuries believed to be life threatening. Witnesses described a black male wearing a brown jacket leaving the area to the north just after gunshots were heard.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is encouraged to contact the Topeka Police Criminal Investigation Bureau at 785-368-9400 or Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.

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