Ottawa man injured in accidental shooting

The Osage County Sheriff’s Office reported that at 7:07 a.m. today, May 3, the dispatch center received a 911 call of a hunting accident in the 20100 block of South Shawnee Heights Road. OCFD No. 4 Overbrook, Osage County EMS and Osage County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene.

Deputies found Justin Smith, 28, of Ottawa, with a gunshot wound to his right foot. Upon investigation, it was determined to be an accidental shooting.

Smith was transported to a Topeka hospital with non life threatening injuries.

Information thanks to Osage County Sheriff’s Office.


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