Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Police: Man Shot at S.E. 4th and Jefferson Receives Injuries Not Believed Life-Threatening

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Police: Man Shot at S.E. 4th and Jefferson Receives Injuries Not Believed Life-Threatening

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A Topeka man received injuries that weren't believed life- threatening Saturday afternoon when he was shot near downtown, authorities said.

Police Lt. Jerry Monasmith identified the man as Luke Wabaunsee, 32. Police said Wabaunsee was either walking or cycling near Topeka Fire Department headquarters at 324 S.E. Jefferson when he was shot.

Shortly after 6:30 p.m., first responders loaded the man into an American Medical Response ambulance, which left the scene without lights and sirens. Monasmith said Wabaunsee was treated for his injuries at a local hospital.

Witnesses told police an unidentified man in a black vehicle fled east on S.E. 4th after the shooting.

At the scene, an officer was seen talking with a shirtless man near the intersection who swung his arms back and forth, gesturing along S. …

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