Man charged with child endangerment after girl, 3, shot inside home in Calumet Heights

A woman told officers she was inside a home in the 1300 block of East 89th Street when she heard gunshots and found a 3-year-old girl with a gunshot wound to her left wrist.

SHARE Man charged with child endangerment after girl, 3, shot inside home in Calumet Heights
A Beach Park man was killed when a Jaguar crashed into a tree Aug. 9, 2019, in north suburban unincorporated Gurnee.

A 3-year-old girl was shot in the 1300 block of East 89th Street, Oct. 24, 2020.

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A man is charged with endangering a child after a 3-year-old girl was shot Saturday in Calumet Heights on the South Side.

The 26-year-old is facing one misdemeanor count of causing a child to be endangered, Chicago police said.

About 3:10 p.m., a woman told officers she was inside a home in the 1300 block of East 89th Street when she heard gunshots and found a 3-year-old girl with a gunshot wound to her left wrist, police said.

She was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in good condition, police said. A weapon was recovered in the home.

Area Two detectives were investigating.

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