Accidental shooting reported at WSRC

An accidental shooting happened at the World Shooting and Recreational Complex in Sparta on Sunday, Aug. 28.

The Southern Illinois Fire Incidents page reported that around 11:30 a.m. that day the Sparta Police Department, Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, the Illinois Conservation Police and Arch Air Medical were called for a gunshot trauma.

The investigation of the incident was handled by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR).

For more on the shooting, please see this week’s print edition.