Man arrested following accidental shooting in E. Wichita
Jerry Sherwood Reporting
WICHITA - A man was arrested early Sunday after an accidental shooting as two boys were being shown a firearm.
Police Sgt. John Hoofer says the incident occured in the early morning hours, in the 5800 block of East Kincaid. A 10 year old boy was struck in the face when a firearm apparently accidentally discharged as as 70 year old man was showing it to the boy and a fourteen year old boy.
The ten year old was treated and released at a local hospital. The 14 year old was not injured.
Sgt. Hoofer says the 70 year old man was arrested and booked into jail on charges of child endangerment.