A Washington Heights thrift store employee died Friday after a small gun hidden in discarded clothing accidentally went off and fatally wounded her.
A Chicago man who gave his teenage son a handgun for Christmas faces criminal charges after the boy shot himself with the gun in his north suburban home, police said.
The child found the gun under the couch at his family’s home in the 1900 block of Rhode Island Street in Gary.
Tiara M. Paul, 20, was stopped by patrolling officers in the Armour Square neighborhood about 5 p.m. in the 3400 block of South Wentworth Avenue for unsafe crossing between cars on a CTA train.
A woman accidentally shot herself when a gun went off during a fight early Saturday in the South Shore neighborhood.
A 17-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound Friday night when the gun he was handling as he rode around the Northwest Side Dunning neighborhood with some female friends went off and struck him in the groin.