Son Allegedly Shot Father In Russellville Walmart Parking Lot

Russellville Police say a child accidentally shot his father in the back with a shotgun.
RUSSELLVILLE, AR -- A man is recovering from a gunshot wound after his son accidentally shot him in the back with a shotgun in a Walmart parking lot, according to Russellville Police.

Investigators say the incident happened around 11 Saturday morning. The child was reportedly trying to get into a truck when he accidentally grabbed the gun while reaching for something to help pull himself into the vehicle.

The gun went off and hit the father, Monty Wheeler, in the back. Wheeler is in the hospital in stable condition. Police continue investigating.
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