CHICAGO (CBS) — A child was shot in the abdomen after a gun was accidentally discharged at Eagle Sports Range in Oak Forest Illinois.
The incident occurred around 4:40 Saturday evening in the showroom of the gun range, Oak Forest police said.READ MORE: Illinois Attorney General Now Investigating Center For Covid Control Amid Accusations Of Deception, Fraud Against Insurance Companies
A customer said an employee was showing the gun to the child’s father when it went off.
Police said the child’s injury was not life-threatening.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Dangerous Subzero Temps, Lake Effect Snow In Some Areas
Police confirmed the discharge was in fact accidental, but the incident remains under investigation.
Eagle Sports Range had no comment.MORE NEWS: Some Express Concern About Prospect Of 18-Year-Old Drivers Being Allowed To Drive Semi-Trailer Trucks Across State Lines