Police: Roommate in western Kansas accidentally shot, killed
August 22, 2021
HAYS, Kan. (AP) — A western man is dead after he was accidentally shot over the weekend by a roommate, police there said.
The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. Friday in Hays, when first responders were called to home for a shooting, police said. Arriving Hays police officers and Ellis County Sheriff's deputies found a man with a gunshot wound to his head. The man was rushed to a Hays hospital, where he later died.
An investigation found that one of the man's roommates was trying to repair a gun when it unexpectedly fired, shooting the victim in the head. Investigators have ruled the s...