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Police continue investigation into shooting early Tuesday in west Topeka

Police are continuing their investigation into a shooting that injured a man early Tuesday in...
Police are continuing their investigation into a shooting that injured a man early Tuesday in the 1700 block of S.W. Hope in west Topeka.(Phil Anderson)
Published: Mar. 31, 2021 at 9:41 AM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Topeka police are continuing their investigation into a shooting early Tuesday on the city’s west side.

Police officials on Wednesday identified the victim as Josh A. Tucker, 36, of Topeka.

Officers were called at 2:47 a.m. Tuesday to the 1700 block of S.W. Hope where the shooting occurred.

Officers responding to the scene located Tucker, who was suffering from a gunshot wound.

Tucker was transported by American Medical Response ambulance to a local hospital. His condition wasn’t available Wednesday morning.

A neighbor said he looked outside his window around 3 a.m. and saw a person lying in the grass with police around him.

Police at the scene said the shooting occurred outdoors.

After the shooting, police responded to the 2500 block of S.E. Wisconsin where they continued their investigation. Police said they located several individuals at that location and took them to the Law Enforcement Center for questioning.

There were no reports of arrests as of Wednesday morning.

Anyone with information may call Shawnee County Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007.

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