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Man shot pregnant wife at Round Lake home during struggle over gun: police

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Bail was set at $2 million Thursday for a Zion man charged with the apparent accidental shooting of his pregnant wife at a home in north suburban Round Lake.

The shooting caused the woman to lose her pregnancy, authorities said.

About 2 p.m. Tuesday, Alvin L. Quinn, 30, drove to a home in the 600 block of West Nippersink Road with his 25-year-old wife to collect items they had left behind after moving, according to a statement from the Lake County Major Crimes Task Force.

When the couple arrived, Quinn got into an argument with someone inside the home and there was a struggle over a gun that Quinn brought with him, authorities said.

Alvin Quinn | Lake County Major Crimes Task Force

During the struggle, the gun went off and the woman was shot in the head, the task force said. She was taken to a hospital and remained in critical condition Wednesday.

Her fetus did not survive, authorities said.¬†An autopsy was scheduled for Wednesday, but additional information has not been released by the Lake County corner’s office.

Quinn was charged with involuntary manslaughter of a child and reckless discharge of a firearm, the task force said.

His bail was set at $2 million during a hearing Thursday in Waukegan, according to court records.