Newton Fire/EMS and Police in Newton responded to an accidental shooting at 8:32 p.m. Saturday involving two juveniles on Saturday evening at 1009 S. Kansas Ave.
Newton Fire/EMS confirmed treatment of a gunshot wound that night. The gun went off, inflicting a gunshot wound on one of the children.
According to Newton Police, at least one of the juveniles involved entered the apartment without permission. The children found a handgun in a closet.
Residents of the small apartment complex on S. Kansas Ave. confirmed two children live in the unit first responders responded to.
The injured child was transported to a Wichita-area hospital in critical condition.