14-Year-Old Girl Accidentally Shot By 15-Year-Old Boy In Little Village

Sun-Times Media Wire
February 15, 2020 - 2:40 pm

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A 14-year-old girl was accidentally shot Saturday in Little Village on the Southwest Side.

About 1:15 p.m. she was with a 15-year-old “male acquaintance” inside an apartment building near 24th Street and Troy, who was handling a gun when the gun fired, striking her in the cheek, Chicago police said.

She was taken to Cook County Hospital for treatment, police said. She is in fair condition.

The 15-year-old boy was taken into custody, police said.

An investigation into the circumstances of how the gun fired is being conducted by Area Central detectives.

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