Crime & Courts

Two men shot outside Arkansas City Walmart

Two men were accidentally shot this afternoon while sitting in a car parked outside a Walmart store in Arkansas City.

One victim, who was shot in the stomach, was flown to a Wichita hospital in critical condition.

The second was treated at an Arkansas City hospital for a gunshot wound to the hand.

Arkansas City police Lt. Mark McCaslin said the shooting occurred shortly after 4 p.m. while the two men in their 20s sat in a car handling a handgun. He said the gun discharged once, striking both victims.