Alleged shooter claims self-defense

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) -- Authorities say a 64-year old stepfather claims he shot his stepson in self-defense.

A 29-year old man was taken to the hospital about 8:15 pm, Monday, from the 3000-block of Taylor Avenue with a gunshot wound in his left thigh. It's believed his injury is non-life-threatening.

The case is being presented to the Sangamon County State's Attorney's office to determine if any charges will be filed.

Anyone with further information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers. You can remain anonymous and may earn a cash reward. 

(217) 788 - 8427 
Text: Tip672 + info to CRIMES (274637)
Springfield Police
(217) 788 - 8311
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