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: Settlement Talks In Anjanette Young Wrong Raid Case Break Down; City Asks Judge To Dismiss Lawsuit
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: Rockton Residents Can Return Home Four Days After The Chemtool Fire
The boy is in good condition at Comer Children’s Hospital.
Charges have not been released.MORE NEWS: Competing Versions Of Civilian Police Oversight Board Both Stall In Public Safety Committee
This is a developing story.