SEDGWICK COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are investigating an accidental shooting that injured a 10-year-old Kansas boy.
Just before 10p.m. Tuesday, police were dispatched to a shooting call at a home in the 3300 block of South Fern in Wichita, according to Officer Paul Cruz.
At the home, police contacted a 46-year-old man and a 10-year-old who had a gunshot wound to his leg.
EMS transported the boy to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Cruz.
The investigation revealed the 46-year-old was manipulating a gun when it fired. The round went through the wall and struck the 10-year-old who was in another room of the residence.
Police will present the case to the Sedgwick County District Attorney’s Office, according to Cruz.