Archive for Thursday, November 16, 2017

Accidental shooting reported in Baldwin City

November 16, 2017


An accidental shooting that sent one man to a hospital was reported Thursday afternoon in Baldwin City.

The shooting was reported about 3:35 p.m. in the 200 block of Jersey Street, police chief Greg Neis said.

Initial reports indicated that one man suffered an accidental gunshot wound to the leg and was being transported to a hospital, Neis said.

Neis said additional details about the circumstances of the shooting weren’t immediately available. Officers remained at the scene shortly before 4:30 p.m., he said.

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P Allen Macfarlane 5 months ago

Another case study in unsafe handling of a firearm, no doubt.

Rick Masters 5 months ago

Accidental shooting. No details. Don't know anything about it. Run that story!!!

Terry Sexton 5 months ago

There are intentional shootings and there are negligent shootings. There are no accidental shootings.

Stephanie Weaver 5 months ago

I hope a good guy with a gun was there... oh wait.

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