Man dies after shooting incident in Moline


Update: The man involved in the shooting incident at Shooting Sports in Moline has died.

Rock Island County Coroner Brian Gustafson has identified the victim as Evan J. Martin, 31, of East Moline.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Monday.

Moline Police tell Local 4 News that the incident is being investigated as an accident, but it has not been determined as an accident yet.

Original Story: A man has been taken to the hospital after being struck by a bullet at Shooting Sports.

Moline Police tell Local 4 News the man discharged the weapon while in a shooting lane, but the bullet struck himself, they did not specify whether or not this was an accident.

He is a 31 year-old male, but his identitiy and his condition is not being released at this time. 

Moline Police say that this incident is still under investigation, but the preliminary investigation shows that it does not appear that anyone else was involved besides that victim.

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