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Man killed in suspected accident at Moline gun range identified

An East Moline man died after an accident at a gun range, according to police.

MOLINE, Illinois -- An East Moline man died after an accident at a gun range, according to police.

Police said a man was handling a glock .40 cal. at Shooting Sports Saturday morning, March 2 when the gun discharged. He was taken to the hospital.

Detective Jon Leach with the Moline Police Department told News 8 that the man later died.

The man was identified as 31-year-old Evan Martin from East Moline, according to Rock Island County Coroner Brian Gustafson.  Martin died of a single gunshot wound.

Nobody else was involved in the incident, said Detective Leach.