Man accidentally shoots himself in Marengo gun shop

The man was trying to holster the weapon when the gun discharged Thursday at Marengo Guns.

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A man accidentally discharged a firearm April 2, 2020, at Marengo Guns, 20014 E. Grant Hwy. in Marengo.

A man accidentally discharged a firearm April 2, 2020, at Marengo Guns, 20014 E. Grant Hwy. in Marengo.

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A 73-year-old man accidentally shot himself in the hand Thursday morning ata gun store in far northwest suburban Marengo.

He was trying to holster the weapon when it dischargedabout 11 a.m. at Marengo Guns, 20014 E. Grant Hwy., Marengo police said in a statement.

Officers respondedand found him with a minor injury, police said. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.

He was cited for discharging a firearm, police said.

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