Man gets 6 years for illegal gun found by children

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Monday, January 19, 2015
James J. Jenkins.
Chicago police

CHICAGO (WLS) -- James Jenkins pleaded guilty to felony possession of a firearm after a 3-year-old boy was accidentally shot at a West Garfield Park home.

Jenkins, 26, was sentenced to six years in prison on January 14, 2015.

On August 22, 2014, a 3-year-old boy was critically wounded after he and his siblings found the illegal gun.