Incident

6-04-2018 Illinois Chicago Heights (Ford Heights) 1-1

Location

June 04, 2018

1100 block of Drexel Ave
Chicago Heights (Ford Heights), Illinois
Geolocation: 41.5113, -87.595

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 5
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Age: 8
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Injury
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Playing with gun
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child injured by child
  • Concealed Carry License - Perpetrator

Notes

5 y/o critical; 8 y/o brother found uncle's S&W, accidentally shot brother; uncle, a c/c holder, charged child endangerment;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 9mm
  • Stolen: Not-stolen

District

Congressional District: 2
State Senate District: 15
State House District: 29