Man injured after gun accidentally discharges at Towne East Square

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Wichita Police Department (KSN file photo)

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The Wichita Police Department said a 28-year-old man was accidentally shot in the leg Saturday.

According to department, the incident happened just before 5 p.m. at the Towne East Mall.

Police said the man was carrying a gun in his waistband when it accidentally fired, striking him in the leg.

Two off-duty nurses quickly provided medical treatment to the man before he was taken to the hospital. No one else was injured.

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