CHICAGO (CBS)– A 5-year-old boy accidentally shot himself with his father’s gun overnight.
The gun went off around midnight at a home in Woodlawn. Police said the child found the gun in his father’s pants pocket.READ MORE: Doggy Daycare Owner Appalled After State's Attorney Declines To Prosecute State Inspector Jose Guillen, Who Was Caught On Camera Groping Her
Officers arrested the father who police said drove away with the gun after the incident and tried to get rid of it a few blocks away.READ MORE: Anjanette Young Speaks With CBS 2 Mornings Gayle King On The Trauma She Still Experiences Years After Wrongful Raid By CPD
The boy is in good condition at Comer Children’s Hospital.
Charges have not been released.MORE NEWS: 'It's Kind Of Special': Grayslake Family Members Share January 22 Birthdate For A Combined 200 Years
This is a developing story.