Illinois

Police: 3-year-old boy shot to death in Chicago suburb

Authorities say a 3-year-old boy was accidentally shot and killed in suburban Chicago.

Police and fire officials responded to a home around 3 a.m. Thursday in Waukegan and found the boy had been shot in the head. He was taken to a hospital, where police say he was pronounced dead.

Additional details, including the child's name and the circumstances of the shooting, haven't been released. Police are investigating.