10-year-old boy shoots himself in the foot in Englewood home

The boy was handling a firearm in the home in the 6800 block of South Morgan Street when the gun went off, Chicago police said.

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A boy shot himself in the foot May 5, 2022, in Englewood.

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A 10-year-old boy shot himself in the foot Thursday night inside a home in Englewood on the South Side, according to Chicago police.

The boy was handling a firearm in the home in the 6800 block of South Morgan Street around 5:30 p.m. when the weapon discharged, police said.

He suffered a gunshot wound to the foot and was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition, police said.

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