25-year-old Topeka man identified as fatal shooting victim
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have identified the victim of a New Year’s Eve shooting in Topeka as a 25-year-old man.
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that police said the death of Jesus Noel Soto-Villareal brought the city’s homicide total for 2020 to 25.
Police said in a news release that officers were on patrol around 5:40 p.m. Thursday when they heard gunshots.
Police were then notified that a man suffering from life-threatening injuries had arrived at a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.