Ark City woman wounded in accidental shooting

Team Radio Marketing Group - August 29, 2017 10:46 am

ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. The Arkansas City Police Department is investigating an apparently accidental shooting Monday that left an Arkansas City woman wounded in her upper left leg.

The 25-year-old female was transported to South Central Kansas Medical Center for treatment and later was airlifted to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita for further treatment.

Officers responded at 10:22 p.m. Monday to a residence in the 100 block of West Cedar Avenue for a report of an accidental gunshot wound. They found the female victim sitting on the floor, wounded.

After further investigation, officers learned that another person inside the residence was attempting to a clear a .22-caliber rifle when it accidentally discharged, striking the female victim.

No arrests have been made at this time and the incident remains under investigation by police.


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