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Woman accidentally shoots herself while driving down Rock Road, Wichita police say

Woman accidentally shoots herself while driving in Wichita

Wichita police say a 39-year-old woman accidentally shot herself while holstering a gun as she was driving on Rock Road. on Jan. 7. The woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
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Wichita police say a 39-year-old woman accidentally shot herself while holstering a gun as she was driving on Rock Road. on Jan. 7. The woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

A 39-year-old woman accidentally shot herself while driving down Rock Road in northeast Wichita, Sgt. Ed Brower said near the scene of the reported shooting.

The woman was attempting to holster a gun when the gun was accidentally fired, Brower said. The shooting was reported at about 12:45 p.m. Monday in the 3900 block of N. Rock.

She was the only person injured. A dispatch supervisor said she was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Police say she is stable.



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