Police: Topeka shooting double homicide, suicide

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – Authorities have confirmed that a shooting at a central Topeka home was a double murder-suicide involving people who had a history of domestic violence.

Shawnee County District Attorney Chad Taylor said Wednesday that investigators determined 40-year-old Antwan Muhammad shot and killed 36-year-old Shawna Solis and 37-year-old Howard Givens on Friday before turning the gun on himself.

Taylor said Muhammad and Solis had a history of domestic violence cases out of Johnson County. Givens was a good friend of Solis.’

One adult and five children ranging in age from 16 years to 9 months fled the house, taking refuge at Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center.
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