Explore Jeremy Palmer Death, Jeremy Palmer Dies After Shooting
Topeka is on pace for a record number of murders this year, following the shooting deaths of two people this week.
A man was killed Thursday evening and another arrested in connection with the apparent shooting.
Topeka police received a report about 8 p.m. Thursday of a shooting at the 3700 block of Park South Court. At that scene, they found a man who was suffering life-threatening injuries. Medical personnel later arrived at the scene but declared the man dead.
Police later identified the victim as Jeremy L. Palmer, 44, of Topeka.
They arrested Jacorey Tyrell Porter, 23, of Topeka, and booked him into Shawnee County Jail early Friday morning on suspicion of second-degree intentional murder, aggravated child endangerment and criminal restraint.
Victim of Monday shooting died on Wednesday
In a separate incident, police responded to a report of a shooting, and found a victim suffering from a gunshot wound late Monday night.