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2 men, 4 children hurt at Ocala shooting range, deputies say

Family of 5, non-relative teenager hurt in accidental shooting

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OCALA, Fla. – A family of five and another teenager were hurt after an accidental shooting Saturday at an Ocala shooting range, the Marion County Sheriff's Office said.

It happened at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Forest Road 88 Shooting Range on Northeast 31st Street.

Deputies said a 21-year-old man was loading an antique shotgun when it accidentally discharged into the concrete floor.

The shotgun pellets ricocheted and hit six people. Deputies said a family of five were hit -- two men and three children ages 8, 10 and 14.

A 15-year-old child who is not related to the family was also hit, deputies said.

They were all taken to Ocala Regional Medical Center with minor non-life-threatening injuries.

Deputies said there were no charges.

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