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1 injured in accidental shooting in Elgin Twp.

Published: Sunday, May 5, 2013 4:58 p.m. CDT • Updated: Sunday, May 5, 2013 5:06 p.m. CDT

ELGIN TOWNSHIP  – The Kane County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of the accidental shooting of a man while inside his home on Woodcliff Drive in Elgin Township at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday, May 5.

It appears that two brothers in their 20’s were handling a revolver and it accidentally went off and one of them shot the other one in the abdomen, according to a statement from the sheriff's office.

He is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries at Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin.

No charges have been filed while the sheriff's office continues its investigation.

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