Police: Girl Critically Wounded in Accidental Shooting Sunday

A girl was critically wounded in an accidental shooting Sunday afternoon in the Calumet Heights neighborhood on the Far South Side, Chicago Police said.

Officers responded at 3:02 p.m. to a call of a person shot inside a home in the 9100 block of South Blackstone, police said.

The girl, whose age was unknown, had been shot in the chest and was taken to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, police said.

The shooting was believed to be an accidental discharge inside the home, police said.

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