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UPDATE: Man arrested after shooting, standoff in Topeka

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TOPEKA, Kan. — A man is in custody after a shooting at a gas station and a four-hour standoff at a house in central Topeka.

Police say 51-year-old Daniel Lynn Cregut was booked into jail Monday night on several charges, including four counts of attempted murder.

Officers went to a gas station after a woman called to say she was being chased by a man with a gun.

Police say that man fired into the store and a bystander, 35-year-old Bryon Snyder, was shot. He is in critical but stable condition at a Topeka hospital.

Lt. John Sturgeon says after the shooting, police tracked Cregut to the home. The standoff ended when Cregut came out of the house without incident.


Previous story:

Police are involved in a standoff with a man who allegedly shot someone at a Topeka convenience store.

WIBW-TV reports that early Monday afternoon, a suspect chased a woman into a BP gas station in Topeka. He reportedly shot at her, but hit a store customer instead.

That victim was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. He's been identified as Bryon Snyder, an employee at Stormont-Vail HealthCare in Topeka. He's listed in critical but stable condition.

Police tell WIBW that the suspect is cornered in a neighborhood, and that the SWAT team has been called in.

The woman being chased was not hurt. She's being questioned by police.

Huntoon and Lane Standoff

(WIBW/Ariana Cohen)

SWAT team on scene at SW Washburn and SW Huntoon (WIBW/Ariana Cohen)


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