Wichita police: 2 children shot while playing with handgun

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

Wichita police have arrested a 26-year-old man after two children were shot and injured while playing with a handgun. 

Jail records show Delano Rogers was booked late Tuesday afternoon for two counts of aggravated child endangerment, interference with judicial process, and possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. 

Officers responded at around 9:15 a.m. Tuesday to a walk-in shooting call at St. Joseph Hospital. A 2-year-old boy and a 4-year-old boy had gunshot wounds to their hands. 

Officer Charley Davidson said the 21-year-old mother and her two children went to Rogers' home in the 2200 block of South Main. The boys began playing with a handgun, which fired and injured them. 

Rogers then took the mother and kids to the hospital and left. He was later arrested at his home. Davidson said the gun was recovered from a vehicle in the 700 block of North Minnesota. 

The 4-year-old remained in the hospital Wednesday morning. The 2-year-old was treated and released. 

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