TOPEKA, Kansas WIBW reports Topeka Police confirm one of their officers has been injured following a shootout in the Oakland neighborhood.
Shawnee Co. dispatch says officers responded to reports of an armed robbery near the intersection of NE Woodruff and NE Atchison at 7:45 Saturday evening when they received a call that shots were fired.
Police say a suspect exchanged gunfire with police at the scene. One officer was struck by bullets and taken to a local hospital. His condition is not known at this time.
Police also confirm a suspect was struck by bullets. The officer’s condition is not known at this time.
Topeka police officer and suspect shot while exchanging gunfire.
Prayers for the Officer as we await to hear the status of their condition
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