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Police: Gun accidentally fires at downtown Chicago hotel

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CHICAGO -- Chicago police say two women suffered graze wounds when a gun accidentally went off at a downtown Chicago hotel.

The Chicago Tribune reports the shooting happened Friday morning at the Hyatt Hotel on Wacker Drive. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says a person "mishandled a weapon" and two people suffered non-life threatening graze wounds. Fire department officials say the wounded women were taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries.

Police say they're searching for the person who had the gun.


Information from: Chicago Tribune,

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