3 found fatally shot in Topeka home, Kansas police search for person of interest

Police say three people have been found shot to death inside a home in Topeka, Kan.

Topeka police Lt. Scott Gilchrist says officers and emergency medical responders arrived after getting a 911 call around 9:15 p.m. local time Friday from a woman at the home reporting that several people had been shot. He declined to give any identifying information about the three people who were found dead, including whether they lived in the house.

Gilchrist tells the Topeka Capital-Journal that police were searching for a person of interest. He says the person isn't believed to be a threat to the general public.

The city of Topeka had recorded only two homicides this year prior to Friday, the newspaper reported.