Boy Wounded In Accidental Shooting At Oak Forest Gun Range

Boy wounded in accidental shooting at Oak Forest gun range
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OAK FOREST, ILL. (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A boy was shot by accident Saturday at a gun range in southwest suburban Oak Forest.

About 4:40 p.m., the juvenile was with his father in the Eagle Sports Range showroom, 5900 W. 159th St., when someone accidentally shot a gun, striking the boy in the torso, Oak Forest police said.

The boy is expected to survive his injuries, police said.

Eagle Sports Range could not be reached for comment Sunday.

Oak Forest police is investigating.

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