2 teens shot, 1 seriously injured, in Topeka over weekend


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Two teens were shot in separate incidents over the weekend in Topeka, and police say one of the teens suffered life-threatening injuries.
Officers called around 11:30 a.m. to an area along SE 31st Street found a 13-year-old girl with a gunshot wound, police said in a news release. The girl was rushed to a hospital in critical condition. Police said her injury is being investigated as an accidental shooting.
Hours earlier around 9:30 p.m. Friday, a 15-year-old boy was shot in one of his arms, police said.
He is expected to recover.
Police had not released the names of the teens shot by early morning and said the shootings weren’t related.


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