12-year-old fatally shot in possible accident

December 20, 2010 5:51:17 AM PST
A Chicago boy was killed in what police say is an apparent accidental shooting in the 3500-block of West 57th Place.

Police say Johnny Maldonado, of the 5800-block of South St. Louis Ave., shot himself in the head. He was pronounced dead at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn at 5:43 p.m. Sunday.

Investigators are looking at how the boy obtained the gun.