Child, 3, accidentally shoots cousin, 9, in East Garfield Park

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CHICAGO – A 3-year-old boy accidentally shot his cousin in the arm in the city’s East Garfield Park neighborhood.

The boy shot his 9-year-old cousin on the third floor of an apartment building on the 3200 block of West Fulton Avenue Saturday morning around 11:30 a.m.

The 9-year-old girl was taken to Rush Medical Center and then transferred to Stroger Hospital. She is in good condition.

Officials said the weapon was found by the 3-year-old at the home.

No one is in custody. Police have not said who the gun belongs to.

The incident is under investigation.