Police: Shooting at Kansas vape store was accidental

February 18, 2020 - 5:15 pm
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Authorities have determined that a shooting at a suburban Kansas City store that sells e-cigarettes was accidental.

Police in Shawnee, Kansas, said in a news release that officers responded to the scene around 8:30 p.m. Monday.

The release says officers determined there was an accidental discharge of a firearm and that the victim was struck by the stray round. Police say there wasn't an altercation before the gun went off.

The victim was taken to a hospital to be treated for a non-life threatening injury. The victim's name and age weren't immediately release.

The release also didn't indicate whether the shooting happened in or near the store. 

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