Man charged with endangering boy commits suicide
The man who was accused of injuring a 10-year-old boy during a game of quick-draw with a loaded gun has taken his own life.
Wichita police say the 70-year-old man's body was discovered in the yard outside his home Monday evening in the 5800 block of E. Kinkaid. A neighbor found him with a gunshot wound to the head.
Evidence shows it was suicide, said Wichita Police Lt. Doug Nolte.
Last weekend, the little boy was treated and released from a hospital for a minor graze wound from a .22 round that accidentally went off.