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Police: Shooting on South Hydraulic accidental, self-inflicted

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at 7:50 a.m.

A shooting reported in south Wichita early Friday morning was accidentally self-inflicted, police officials said.

A 23-year-old man showed up at his girlfriend’s apartment at 888 S. Hydralic shortly before 2 a.m. Friday and told her he had accidentally shot himself in the groin, Capt. Brent Allred said. He was taken to Via Christi Hospital St. Francis for a wound that is serious but survivable.

Allred said it’s not yet clear when or how the mishap occurred.

Reach Stan Finger at 316-268-6437 or sfinger@wichitaeagle.com. Follow him on Twitter: @StanFinger.

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