Chicago shooting: 11-year-old boy accidentally shoots himself in Washington Park alley, police say

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Tuesday, January 30, 2024
Child accidentally shoots self in South Side alley: Chicago police
A 11-year-old boy accidentally injured himself in a Washington Park shooting in Chicago in the 6000 block of South Wabash Avenue, police said.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A child accidentally shot himself in a South Side alley on Monday night, Chicago police said.

Police said the shooting happened in the Washington Park neighborhood's 6000 block of South Wabash Avenue just before 7:45 p.m.

An 11-year-old boy was in the alley when he accidentally shot himself in his foot, police said.

Police said the child was transported to Comers Hospital in good condition.

Area One detectives are investigating. Further information was not immediately available.

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