5-year-old girl seriously injured after accidentally shooting herself

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CHICAGO — Chicago police say a 5-year-old girl accidentally shot and wounded herself with a handgun at a home on the city’s west side.

Police say the shooting happened Tuesday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood and family members took the girl to a hospital.

The girl was transferred to another hospital, where police say she was listed in serious condition.

The circumstances of the shooting are under investigation.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.



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