Man accidentally shoots son while cleaning gun
An elderly man accidentally shot his adult son while cleaning a gun Thursday afternoon in Springfield.
Police say the man, in his 80s, was also hit in the hand. He wasn’t seriously hurt but his son, who is in his 40s, is in the hospital, police say.
The son was wounded in the stomach area and his condition is reportedly very serious.
The shooting occurred in the 6200 block of Levi Court in Springfield.
RecommendedRecent Facebook Activity
Only On 7
For all the breaking stories happening in your neighborhood and developing stories happening around the world, join Leon Harris and Alison Starling weeknights on ABC7 News at 5 and 11.
TBD Blogs What you need to read
@TBD On Foot
Best of TBD In case you missed it
Billed as the biggest food truck assembly to ever happen in D.C., "Curbside Cookoff: Trucko De Mayo" took place on Saturday with at least 40 vendors.