TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Topeka Police say the suspect in a recent shooting fled authorities Friday afternoon, and was later arrested.
Shaun Hightower, 44, was arrested for aggravated battery. TPD says the charge stems from a May 14 shooting in the 3100 block of SE Pisces. The victim showed up at a local hospital with a non-life threatening injury.
TPD says an officer spotted Hightower around 12:30 p.m. Friday at a convenience store in the Oakland neighborhood. He evaded capture, but officers later found the vehicle on Lower Silver Lake Rd. near Button Rd., where they took Hightower into custody.
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Authorities at the scene initially told 13 NEWS a second person who was in the vehicle remained on the run, and that person was suspected in the shooting. It is unclear whether authorities are still looking for a second person.
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