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1-year-old Wichita child dies after being shot

WICHITA, Kansas - Wichita police say a 1-year-old boy has died after being shot at his home.

It happened Tuesday afternoon in the 1300 block of North Pennsylvania in northeast Wichita.

Police confirmed to KSN Wednesday morning that the 4-year-old pulled the trigger shooting the 19-month-old boy.

Police believe the 4-year-old knew the gun was kept in a bedside table drawer.

They say the 4-year-old pulled the trigger causing the shot to go through the drawer. The shot hit the baby.

Two adults, the father and uncle, and two other children were in the home at the time of the shooting.

The Wichita Police Department will present the case to the district attorney who will make the final decision on whether charges will be filed.

 

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