Sheriff: Sedgwick County man jailed in accidental shooting

DERBY, Kan. (AP) — A Sedgwick County man who accidentally shot himself has been arrested on suspicion of criminally possessing the firearm.

The Wichita Eagle reports ( ) the 29-year-old Derby man was hospitalized Wednesday after being shot in the thigh. The Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office says deputies determined the man accidentally shot himself.

Authorities say the man was booked into the jail on the possession charge once he was released from the hospital. They say they had two outstanding warrants for his arrest.

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