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Chicago Mother Charged With Child Endangerment After Her 5 Year Old Daughter Accidentally Shoots Herself

Larrinata Starks

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The mother of a 5-year-old girl is in custody after her daughter accidentally shot herself.

Larrinata Starks, 22, faces a count of misdemeanor child endangerment.

Police say the shooting happened Tuesday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood and family members took the girl to a hospital.

The girl was inside a house in the 3700 block of West Ferdinand Street when she shot herself with a handgun.

Her family took her to the hospital where she remains in serious condition.

No word yet on who owned the gun and if it was legally registered.

Source: WGN News

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