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Robbery and shooting Wednesday both under investigation; Topeka police seeking more information

Topeka Police are investigating a robbery and a shooting and trying to figure out if they go together.

The cops were called to the 1300 block of SW Harrison just after 7 p.m. on a shots fired report. Several people said someone tried to rob them at an apartment there. Police say a victim of the robbery and the robber exchanged gunfire.

Just after 9 p.m. police were called to a hospital as someone came in with a non-life threatening gunshot wound for treatment. The person who was shot didn’t give the police good information as to how the wound happened.

Right now, police aren’t sure if the two events are related or not. If you know more about either circumstance, call Crime Stoppers at 234-0007.

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