Man trips, shoots him­self in knee

Chicago Sun-Times - - CITY BEAT -

A man took him­self to a hos­pi­tal af­ter ac­ci­den­tally shoot­ing him­self in the knee in the Lin­coln Square neigh­bor­hood on the North Side early Fri­day.

The 65- year- old was in the 4500 block of North Winch­ester about 4: 40 a. m. when he tripped, and a gun he was car­ry­ing “ac­ci­den­tally dis­charged,” po­lice said. He took him­self to North­west­ern Me­mo­rial Hos­pi­tal with a gun­shot wound to his left knee, po­lice said. His con­di­tion was not im­me­di­ately known.

— Sun- Times Wire

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