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5-year-old injured after gun he was holding goes off

CHICAGO – A 5-year-old boy was wounded after the gun he was holding went off in his hand.

Police say the boy was holding a gun in a home near 81st and Coles when it went off in his hand Tuesday evening.

The child is being treated at the hospital and is in good condition.

Police are investigating how the boy got his hands on a gun.