Criminal charges filed for man accused of accidentally shooting 3-year-old boy

CHICAGO — The man who shot a 3-year-old boy in the leg at a West Side home Thursday night is a repeat offender who now faces multiple charges, according to Chicago police.

Authorities said on December 1 that Milton Scott, 34, was trying to holster a firearm when the gun accidentally fired, shooting the boy in the shin.

A day later, police announced that Scott was taken into custody from the 100 block of N. Latrobe, where the shooting occurred, and was charged with the following charges:

  • One Crime Matters – Armed Habit Criminal
  • One crime counts – reckless behavior/great bodily harm
  • One offense counts – causing harm to the child
  • One Offense Counts – Resistance/Obstruction/Peace Officer

Police said the wounded boy arrived at Stroger Hospital in good condition.

Scott is due in court on Saturday.

https://wgntv.com/news/chicagocrime/felony-charges-for-man-accused-in-accidental-shooting-3-year-old-boy/ Criminal charges filed for man accused of accidentally shooting 3-year-old boy

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