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Man charged with bringing gun to Rush’s ER

Cagdreun Stinson, 18, is accused of leaving a bag that contained a gun in the emergency after being discharged. He was arrested after coming back for the bag.

A man was arrested Nov. 21, 2019, with a gun at Rush Medical Center.
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A man is facing a felony charge after allegedly bringing a gun into the Emergency Room of Rush Medical Center Thursday on the Near West Side.

Cagdreun Stinson, 18, was charged with a count of unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a firearm with no FOID card, Chicago police said.

About 2:50 p.m., officers responded to the hospital in the 1600 block of West Congress Parkway for reports of a man with a gun, police said.

Cagdreun Stinson was charged with bringing gun to Rush Medical Center.
Cagdreun Stinson
Chicago Police Department

Earlier, Stinson had walked into the hospital for treatment while carrying a bag that allegedly contained a gun, according to police and a spokesperson for the hospital.

He left the bag behind when he was discharged, the spokesperson said. Someone from the cleaning staff picked up the bag, noticed there was a gun inside and called security.

Security notified police and detained Stinson when he came back for the bag, the spokesperson said. He was placed under arrest when the officers arrived.

Stinson was scheduled to appear in court Friday.

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