SHOOTING UPDATE: victim identified in southwest Topeka shooting – KSNT News

SHOOTING UPDATE: victim identified in southwest Topeka shooting - KSNT News

TPD: 29-year-old died from self-inflicted gunshot wound

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – The Topeka Police Dept. released the name of the 29-year-old man killed in a Thursday evening shooting that also left a woman badly injured.

Officers are now looking to speak with 36-year-old Jessica Joann Spencer in connection with this incident. If you know her whereabouts or any information on this incident please contact the Topeka Police Criminal Investigation Bureau at (785) 368-9400 or Shawnee County Crime Stoppers at (785) 234-0007. You can also make anonymous tips online at

Marshall W. Hille died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, investigators say. They did not release the name of the 25-year-old woman who was also shot. She remains in the hospital in serious condition.

While enroute to the call a person that was at the scene called into police dispatch and advised that one of the parties had been shot. Upon officers arrival they located an adult male victim suffering from a non-life threating gunshot wound. He is expected to make a full recovery.

According to the Topeka Police Dept., officers responded around 6 p.m. to reports of a shooting in the 3900 block of SW Atwood Terrace.

Anyone with information on what happened should contact Crime Stoppers, 785-234-0007, or TPD Criminal Investigations, 785-368-9400.

Officers interviewed witnesses, the victim and collected evidence from the scene. Through the investigation it was discovered that this incident was a result from the argument that citizens originally had called in.

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