Reno County teen injured in accidental shooting

January 02, 2017 - 10:42 pm
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HUTCHINSON, Kan. - A Reno County teenager was seriously injured in an accidental shooting Monday night.  It happened around 8:00 p.m. on Nickerson Boulevard in west Hutchinson.

According to a Facebook post from Reno County Sheriff Randy Henderson the teen and a friend had been shooting shotguns earlier in the day.  At 8:00 p.m. the teens were outside of a barn in Hutchinson when a shotgun accidentally fired, hitting the 15-year-old in the chest and upper arm.

The teen was taken to a Wichita hospital where he was reported to be in "serious but stable condition. 
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