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Teenager dies after shooting in Topeka; suspect in custody

July 6, 2021 GMT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 17-year-old Topeka girl who was shot on July 3 has died of her injuries, Topeka police announced Tuesday.

Navaeh Martinez was shot late Saturday, police said.

A suspect, Daisha Butler, 21, of Topeka, was arrested Sunday. She is being held in the Shawnee County jail on potential charges of first-degree murder and aggravated battery, police said.

Police have not released any further information on the shooting.