Sheriff: Shooting in Reno County appears to be accidental

Reno County Sheriff (KSN photo / Raoul Cortez)
Reno County Sheriff (KSN photo / Raoul Cortez)

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KSNW) – A 15-year-old boy was shot in the chest Monday evening on the west side of Hutchinson.

According to the Reno County Sheriff’s Department, EMS was dispatched to 2203 Nickerson Blvd just after 8 p.m.

A 15-year-old boy had been shot in the chest. The Reno County Sheriff said it appears that two teens had been out shooting shotguns earlier in the day. Officials said there was an accidental discharge.

The teen was transported to Wichita by ambulance in serious but stable condition.