Teen accidentally shot, killed by younger sibling in Des Plaines identified

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

DES PLAINES, Ill. (WLS) -- A teen died Monday after he was accidentally shot by his younger sibling over the weekend in northwest suburban Des Plaines.

Emergency crews responded around 10:55 a.m. on May 20 to a report of a possible shooting at a residence in the 2100-block of David Drive.

Officers learned Izaiah Francheschi, 15, had been accidentally shot in the face by his 10-year-old sibling.

Francheschi was transported to Lutheran General Hospital, where he died at 4:35 p.m. Monday.

An autopsy has not yet been performed.

Detectives spent several hours collecting evidence inside the home on the day of the shooting, which remains under investigation.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.