Teenager shot to death in Topeka

By: wibw.com, Topeka Email
By: wibw.com, Topeka Email

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TOPEKA, Kan Topeka officials have identified the Friday morning homicide victim as Patrick Lightbourn Jr., 19 of Topeka and is the 4th Topeka homicide of 2014, after almost 5 months with no murders.

Police were called to the 620 S.W. Tyler around 1:50 a.m. Friday morning following a report of a shooting.

Lightbourn was shot on the porch of a home at 620 S.W. Tyler and was transported to a local hospital where he was declared dead.

Officials say evidence so far indicates the incident was a targeted act and not random violence and the shots were fired from a 4 door, green Dodge Neon occupied by several people. Several people were taken in by authorities for questioning.

If anyone has any information about the incident, your urged to call Crime Stoppers at (785) 234-0007.


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