Topeka detective, suspect wounded in gun battle

A Topeka police detective and a suspect were wounded as officers tried to take the suspect into custody.

Topeka police Lt. Colleen Stuart told The Topeka Capital-Journal ( that the detective was in fair condition after he was shot in the leg and the abdomen late Saturday.

Police say the suspect sustained life-threatening injuries.

Police say the two were wounded when the suspect exchanged gunfire with police responding to a convenience store robbery.

Information from: The Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal,