16-year-old arrested for firing gun in backyard, girl struck

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) Wichita police arrest a 16-year-old on an aggravated battery charge.

Police say he fired multiple rounds at a target in the back yard of a friend's home in the 700 block of S. Laura.

A nine-year-old girl was playing in her backyard and heard two loud bangs when her finger was struck. She suffered a minor injury.

Police are still investigating. They do not know who the gun belongs to.