A hunter was accidentally shot in the legs Saturday at the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks Public Hunting area west of Valley Falls.
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, 51-year-old Michael Gaddis, of Kansas City, Kan., was hit in the back of the legs with birdshot from a shotgun as he walked back to his vehicle at about 10 a.m.
Gaddis drove himself to Atchison County Memorial Hospital, where he received treatment for non-life threatening injuries.
While police described the shooting as accidental, they said they were unsure who fired the shot, and are still seeking information about the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office at 785-863-2351.