One dead after shooting in Topeka neighborhood

Investigation looking into a self-defense claim

June 12, 2018 - 5:49 am

Authorities say a dispute between acquaintances has ended in a deadly Topeka shooting.

Police said in a news release that 38-year-old Shane William Cunningham was shot Sunday and pronounced dead at a hospital.

Police say the suspected shooter was still on scene when police arrived and was taken into custody. The release says the case will be forwarded to prosecutors when the investigation is completed, "with the possibility of self-defense being a factor of consideration." No other details were provided.

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