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.

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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.

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The boy is in good condition at Comer Children’s Hospital.

Charges have not been released.

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