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Shawnee police respond to shooting, make arrests

Elisabeth Slay

Shawnee police arrested five people in connection to a shooting at N. Center Street and E. Edwards Street officers responded to Thursday, June 4.

According to Shawnee Police Cpl. Vivian Lozano, two adults, Natasha Lemke and Candi Salazar, and three juveniles were arrested on charges that included Conspiracy to Commit a Shooting with Intent to Kill, Possession of a Firearm while in Commission of a Felony, Conspiracy to Distribute CDS (Marijuana), Possession of CDS with Intent to Distribute (Marijuana), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

"It was determined that multiple shots had been fired with two vehicles involved as a result of a drug related event. No injuries were reported," Lozano said.

Lozano said officers are still investigating the incident and Shawnee police are asking people with any information regarding the shooting to contact Det. Keehn at (405) 878-1632.