Boy wounded in accidental shooting at Oak Forest gun range

The boy was with his father in the Eagle Sports Range showroom when someone accidentally shot a gun, striking him in the torso, Oak Forest police said.

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A boy was shot at Eagle Sports Range in Oak Forest.

A boy was shot Dec. 28, 2019, at Eagle Sports Range, 5900 W. 159th St., in Oak Forest.

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A boy was accidentally shot Saturday at a gun range in southwest suburban Oak Forest.

About 4:40 p.m., he was with his father in the Eagle Sports Range showroom, 5900 W. 159th St., when someone accidentally shot a gun, striking him 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 are investigating.

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