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Nuria Mathog, Editor
12:30 pm CST November 6, 2018

A 17-year-old Frankfort resident faces unlawful use of a weapon charges after another Frankfort teenager was fatally shot Sunday, Nov. 4 while the two teens were handling a loaded revolver, the Frankfort Police Department confirmed in a statement on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Officers responded to the 19900 block of Lily Court at about 6:13 p.m. Sunday in response to a report of a male juvenile with a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the release. The 17-year-old victim was transported to Silver Cross Hospital via ambulance and later pronounced dead by medical staff.