Man shoots himself in the leg in southeast Wichita

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WICHITA, Kansas – Wichita police are investigating a shooting.

It happened around 9 p.m. Tuesday in the 1000 block of South Pinecrest.

Police say an 18-year-old man reports that a 19-year-old man pointed a gun at him.

A fight broke out and the 18-year-old victim pushed the gun away.

The 19-year-old man fired one shot hitting himself in the leg.

He was transported to Wesley Medical Center.

Police say the two were dealing narcotics.

No arrests were made. 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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