Oct 25, 2021 12:00 AM

Kan. man jailed after altercation that sent 2 men to the hospital

Posted Oct 25, 2021 12:00 AM
Brown photo Shawnee Co.
Brown photo Shawnee Co.

SHAWNEE COUNTY—Law enforcement authorities are investigating a shooting and have made an arrest.

Just before 7 p.m. Thursday, police were dispatched to a reported shooting in the 600 block of north Kansas Avenue in Topeka, according to Lt. Edward Stanley. 

Officers located one man with a single gunshot wound and a second man with a head injury. Both individuals were transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

During preliminary investigation, it was discovered that a disturbance had occurred to the east of Kansas Ave. on NE Curtis Street, which resulted in the injuries.

On Friday, police arrested Jerry A. Brown, 49 of Topeka on requested charges of Aggravated Battery.