A man is in the hospital after accidentally shooting himself this morning east of Goddard.
The accident happened at U.S. Highway 54 and 151st Street West in Wichita, about a mile east of Goddard. The victim working on a construction crew. He was sitting in his vehicle waiting for the rain to end when a semi-automatic weapon apparently went off.
The man was struck in the thigh and finger. Ye was originally transported to the hospital in critical condition, but has since been upgraded and is expected to recover. No charges are expected.