« Goldilocks gone wild? | Main | Jailer who posed nude now on administrative leave »

Monday, June 21, 2010

KCK police: Shooting of 3-year-old was accidental

The shooting, which seriously injured the child, happened Wednesday in the 100 block of S. 18th Street.

Kansas City, Kan., police announced today that detectives determined the following: When the child's mother exited the vehicle, the child climbed into the front seat and grabbed the handgun. When the mother reached for the gun, it discharged, striking the child in the mouth. The child has been placed in protective custody, and the Wyandotte County DA is reviewing the case for possible criminal charges.

| Sara Shepherd


TrackBack URL for this entry:

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference KCK police: Shooting of 3-year-old was accidental:


About KansasCity.com | Terms of Use & Privacy Statement | About the McClatchy Company | Copyright