CHICAGO (CBS) — A 12-year-old girl and an 8-year-old boy were accidentally shot by another child playing with a gun in Bronzeville Friday night.

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It happened on the 4700 block of South Forrestville around 10:20 p.m.


Chicago Police say the third child was playing around with the gun inside the home.

The girl has a graze wound to her arm and the boy was shot in his hand and shoulder.

They went to Comer Children’s Hospital. Both were in fair condition.

Police are continuing to investigate.


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