Belmont Gardens man charged in Northwest Side shooting

Oscar Carballo-Garcia, 27, allegedly shot and wounded a 35-year-old man in the 4800 block of West Nelson Street Sunday, authorities said.

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Oscar Carballo-Garcia, 27, was charged in a shooting of a man on the Northwest Side

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A Belmont Gardens man was charged after allegedly shooting a man Sunday in Cragin on the Northwest Side.

Carballo-Garcia allegedly shot and wounded a 35-year-old man around 9:40 p.m. in the 4800 block of West Nelson Street, Chicago police said.

Carballo-Garcia approached the man with a gun asking “if there was a problem,” police said. The two struggled over the weapon when Carballo-Garcia fired one shot that went through the man’s arm and struck the gunman in the jaw.

Carballo-Garcia was arrested at the scene and placed into custody, police said.

He was charged with one count each of endangering a person with a reckless discharge of a weapon, unlawful use of a weapon and aggravated assault with use of a deadly weapon, police said.

He was scheduled to appear in Bond Court on Aug. 4.

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