A 31 year- old Evanston, IL man fatally shot himself unintentionally on Sunday night. They young man whose name has not been released lived at an apartment in the 800 block of Howard.
Sources say the young man was playing around with the shot gun. His friends asked him to put the gun away and he then shot of two rounds in the air. The young man continued playing with the gun where he pointed the gun at his cheek pulling the trigger not realizing there was still one bullet left in the gun.
Police arrived around 9:45 p.m where the young man was taken to Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, IL where he later died of his injury.
After the police interviewed his friends, they all gave a consistent account of what happened and how the young man accidentally shot himself. All of their stories corroborated.