Sep 23, 2022

Suspect accused of assault on Kan. officer during shooting arrest

Posted Sep 23, 2022 9:00 AM
Smith-photo Shawnee Co.
Smith-photo Shawnee Co.

SHAWNEE COUNTY —Just before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, police were dispatched report of shooting in the 3800 Block of SW South Park Avenue in Topeka, according to Lt. Donna Eubanks.

At the scene officers located a man with a gunshot wound , who was subsequently transported to a local hospital.

During the investigation, police arrested Rajhgerio Smith, 21, Topeka on requested charges Criminal Possession of a firearm, Battery on Law Enforcement Officer and Assault of Law Enforcement Officer, according to Eubanks.