Police: East Wichita shooting appears accidental

Wichita police (KSN File Photo)

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita police are investigating a shooting that left a man in critical condition.

Police say it started around 8 p.m. Saturday night at the QuikTrip located at Pawnee and Hillside.

A 34-year-old male told police he went into the store, leaving a 19-year-old out in the vehicle.

When he came back, the man said the 19-year-old stated he was shot in the leg and was bleeding.

The 34-year-old drove the victim to another QuikTrip, the Central and Oliver location, and flagged down police. The 19-year-old was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Police said it appears the victim accidentally shot himself in the leg.

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