CHICAGO An 11-year-old girl was wounded in an accidental shooting in Morgan Park late Friday night, according to police.

Police said the girl was in an apartment in the 900 block of West 115th Street just after 11 p.m. when she sustained a gunshot wound to the neck.

Officials said the incident appears to be accidental and the girl was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital.

According to community activist Andrew Holmes the girl is in stable condition.

Holmes said she was shot by a younger child, possibly her younger brother. 

Speaking to the media Saturday,  Holmes urged gun owners to lock their guns up.

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He distributed gunlocks for free Saturday afternoon but said they cost about $10 and save lives.

Area Two detectives are investigating the incident.