City of Wichita reviewing Old Cowtown Museum shooting during re-enactment


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A 24-year-old man was injured in an accidental shooting at the Old Cowtown Museum Friday evening around 9 p.m.

Wichita police said several people were involved in a live re-enactment scene at the museum when one of the participants was accidentally shot in the chest.

He was transported to a local hospital and treated with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. There were no other injuries.

The city of Wichita said it is the first incident of its kind at the museum. The city is undertaking a comprehensive administrative review of the incident.


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