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November 1, 2013

Police: Shooting on South Hydraulic accidental, self-inflicted

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

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.

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