Chicago police reported that a 4-year-old girl has been hospitalized after she was struck by a bullet.
The accident happened when a gun hidden between two mattresses at her home discharged as she was jumping on the bed.
Chicago police spokesman Darryl Baety said the girl is in good condition after treatment for an ankle injury.
She was at home early Saturday when she jumped on the bed. Police said the gun discharged and a bullet hit the child.
Police charged the 21-year-old boyfriend of the girl’s mother on Sunday and he was taken into custody.
Jarquise Upton faces several charges, including one count of misdemeanor theft of lost or mislaid property.
He is due in bond court on Monday.