Man, 23, charged after 5-year-old shoots himself

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Monday, December 14, 2015

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 23-year-old man has been charged after a 5-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the hand on the city's South Side.

Myles Mitchell has been charged with child endangerment and unlawful use of a weapon.

Police say the boy was injured at a home Saturday afternoon in the 5900-block of South Calumet in the city's Washington Park neighborhood.

The boy was taken to Comer Children's Hospital in good condition.