Topeka detective, suspect wounded in gun battle

KRQE News 13 Breaking News, Albuquerque NM

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka police detective and a suspect were wounded as officers tried to take the suspect into custody.

Topeka police Lt. Colleen Stuart told The Topeka Capital-Journal ( that the detective was in fair condition after he was shot in the leg and the abdomen late Saturday.

Police say the suspect sustained life-threatening injuries.

Police say the two were wounded when the suspect exchanged gunfire with police responding to a convenience store robbery. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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