McHenry County Teen Accidentally Shot by Brother

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

MCHENRY COUNTY (WIFR) -- A 15 year old McHenry County Boy is recovering after being accidentally shot by his brother.

The McHenry County Sheriff's Department say the two brothers were playing with a rifle they found inside a home in the 9700 block of Wright Road. The boys were staying there while their parents were out of town. The boys thought the rifle was unloaded when one of them pulled the trigger and shot the other in the stomach.

The victim was airlift to Rockford Memorial Hospital and is listed in stable condition.

No criminal charges have been filed however, police are still investigating the incident.

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