WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — An accidental shooting in east Wichita Wednesday evening left a 2-year-old injured.
According to the Wichita Police Department (WPD), it happened in the 1600 block of S Longford.
Around 6 p.m., Wichita police said they were dispatched to a walk-in shooting at a local hospital. Upon arrival, they found a 42-year-old woman and a 2-year-old who had a gunshot wound to his upper leg.
The boy’s injuries are non-life-threatening.
An investigation by the WPD revealed that the 2-year-old had access to a gun and accidentally shot it off, hitting himself in the leg.
An investigation is ongoing.