Mother charged after 8-year-old son accidentally shot in Lawndale home

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CHICAGO --A mother faces charges after her son was accidentally shot in their home in Lawndale.

Micquelyn Biles will be in bond court today.

She is charged with unlawful use of a weapon.

Biles' 8-year-old son was shot when another juvenile found the gun and fired it Tuesday.

Police say Biles told officers she didn't know the gun was in the apartment.

But investigators say that was a lie and the gun belonged to her boyfriend.

The boyfriend has not been arrested.

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