CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 12-year-old boy was accidentally shot by another child playing with a handgun in the Bronzeville neighborhood Thursday, Chicago police said.
The shooting occurred inside of a high-rise building in the 3500-block of South Rhodes Avenue at about 6:55 p.m., police said.
Police said the victim was with another child who was handling a handgun when it accidentally fired.
The boy was shot in the chest and transported to Comer Children's hospital in serious condition, police said.
A weapon was recovered from the scene. Police said no charges are pending from the shooting.