$50K bond for man charged with accidental Park Manor shooting

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Donell Blassingill | Chicago Police

A south suburban man charged with accidentally shooting an 18-year-old acquaintance Sunday afternoon in the South Side Park Manor neighborhood has been ordered held on a $50,000 bond.

Donell Blassingill, 19, of the 14000 block of South Ingleside Avenue in Dolton, was charged with one felony count of reckless discharge of a firearm, according to Chicago Police.

Blassingill was passing around a gun with an 18-year-old man in the 7000 block of South Eberhart about 3:30 p.m. when the gun went off, according to police.

The 18-year-old was shot in the right arm and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was listed in good condition, police said.

On Monday, Cook County Judge Laura Marie Sullivan ordered Blassingill held on a $50,000 bond, court records show. He is next scheduled to appear in court March 21.

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