2 Chicago Students Shot When a Gun Accidentally was Fired
Two students were accidentally shot Tuesday afternoon in a Southeast Chicago school.
The incident happened at Chicago Vocational Career Academy. A 15-year-old boy brought a 9 mm Ruger handgun to school with him and was showing the weapon to another student in the back of his science classroom when it accidentally fired. The bullet went through his thigh and a fellow 14-year-old classmates thigh, police said.
The boy who brought the gun to school attempted to hide the weapon outside of the school after the gun fired, but was confronted by school security gaurds upon re-entering, police said.
Both boys were brought to the hospital and are listed in stable condition.
The boy who brought the gun to school will likely have charges filed against him, police said.
This shooting comes less than a month after a shooting in the schools parking lot, police said.