CPD investigating after boy, 6, allegedly pushed out window by family member at Lawndale home

1-year-old boy injured earlier this month after falling out Englewood window

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Thursday, June 30, 2022
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Chicago police said the child only suffered a broken ankle in the incident.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 6-year-old boy only suffered a broken ankle after being accidentally pushed out a third-floor window by a family member in Chicago's West Side Lawndale neighborhood Wednesday night.

Chicago police said the boy fell just after 11 p.m. in the 1200-block of South Kildare Avenue.

He broke his right ankle, and Chicago fire crews took him to Stroger Hospital in good condition, according to CPD.

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No one was in custody as of early Thursday.

CPD said the incident is still being investigated by Area Four detectives.

A 1-year-old boy was critically injured after falling out of a third-story window in the Englewood neighborhood earlier this month, authorities said.