Man Charged After Four-Year-Old Girl Shot in Ankle While Jumping on Bed

March 26, 2012 Updated Mar 26, 2012 at 1:51 PM EDT

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Man Charged After Four-Year-Old Girl Shot in Ankle While Jumping on Bed

March 26, 2012 Updated Mar 26, 2012 at 1:51 PM EDT

According to the Chicago Tribune, police said a 21-year-old man is facing criminal charges in connection with a weekend incident in which a 4-year-old girl was shot in the ankle while jumping on a bed that had a gun hidden between mattresses.

The man is the boyfriend of the girl's mother, according to the Tribune report. Police said the girl was in good condition after being taken to an area hospital, according to the story.

Read the Chicago Tribune story HERE.