TOPEKA, Kan. — Topeka police are investigating the shooting death of a 46-year-old man.

The victim, Faustino Vasquez, was found dead at an east Topeka home early Monday when officers responded to a call about a shooting.

Vasquez’s death is Topeka’s 28th homicide this year, which tied a record set in 1994.

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