Accidental shooting leaves man in serious condition

15th and Woodland Shooting

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WICHITA, Kansas — A man is recovering in the hospital after being shot in the chest on Tuesday night in what police are calling an accidental shooting.

Police were called to a home in the 1500 block of N. Woodland at 10:30 p.m.

Upon arrival, they found a 27-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken by EMS to St. Francis in serious condition.

Officials say the man’s roommate accidentally shot the victim in the chest.

They are still investigating. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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