Boy injured in apparent accidental shooting in S. Wichita
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - A 10-year-old boy was critically injured in a south Wichita shooting police say was accidental.
A little before 10 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to a shooting in the 3300 block of South Fern and found the boy wounded. An ambulance took him to a local hospital in critical condition. Police said he’s expected to recover.
Investigating how the boy got shot, a Wichita police sergeant said the boy’s father was handling a new gun that discharged in a situation described as “a terrible accident.”
The sergeant said the round hit the child after going through a wall.
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