Man suffers graze wound after accidentally firing gun in Washington Heights

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A man suffered a graze wound after accidentally firing a gun Monday night in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side, according to Chicago Police.

The 43-year-old man was moving items around inside a home when a gun belonging to the homeowner accidentally discharged, striking him in the leg at 11:39 p.m. in the 9900 block of South Peoria, police said.

He initially refused medical treatment but later took himself to Advocate Christ Medical Center where his condition stabilized, police said.

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