Boy, 5, Shot At Home In Apparent Accident

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A 5-year-old boy was in serious condition after being shot Tuesday evening on Chicago's West Side.

A fire official said the boy was inside a home near 18th and Homan around 5:30 p.m. when he was shot in the thigh.

He was taken to Stroger Hospital.

Police say they believe the shooting was accidental.

No further information was immediately available.