Police: Two men accidentally shoot themselves

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Two men in their early 20s were hurt in an accidental shooting on Friday night, according to the Topeka Police Department. 

Police said they were called to the area of 1000 SW Mulvane in Topeka just before 8 p.m. after someone reported hearing gunshots. 

When officers got there, they were not able to find anyone who had been shot, according to a release. 

However, police said a short time later a local hospital called to report that two men showed up with gunshot wounds. 

Police went to the hospital to investigate and learned the men had accidentally shot themselves while handling a gun. 

Police said the two men had non-life threatening injuries. 

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