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Boy, 6, Killed In Accidental Shooting In West Suburbs

A 6-year-old boy died Saturday afternoon from injuries he suffered in an accidental shooting at his west suburban home on Friday night.

12/06/2014

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Boy, 15, Accidentally Shoots Himself In The Foot

Police said the boy was standing on the sidewalk in the 7600 block of South Colfax Avenue, holding a gun, when he accidentally shot himself in the foot around 12:15 a.m.

06/24/2014

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Boy Charged After Accidentally Shooting 14-Year-Old Girl

Police said the boy was playing with a gun around 8 p.m. Wednesday in the 6500 block of South Green Street, when it accidentally fired, striking the girl.

03/20/2014

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Woman Killed When Gun Left In Clothes Goes Off At Thrift Store

A Washington Heights thrift store employee died Friday after a small gun hidden in discarded clothing accidentally went off and fatally wounded her.

03/07/2014

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Police: Teen Shot Himself In Leg With Gun Dad Gave Him For Christmas

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.

01/27/2014

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4-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Shoots Himself In Gary

The child found the gun under the couch at his family’s home in the 1900 block of Rhode Island Street in Gary.

12/13/2013

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Woman Who Shot Self While Hiding Gun In Police Cruiser Charged

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.

11/04/2013

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Woman Hurt In Accidental South Shore Shooting

A woman accidentally shot herself when a gun went off during a fight early Saturday in the South Shore neighborhood.

08/24/2013

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Teen Playing With Gun Shoots Himself In Groin On NW Side

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.

03/16/2013