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3-year-old boy dies after falling from 18th floor of Uptown building, officials say

Chicago police work the scene where a 3-year-old boy accidentally fell from the 18th floor of this high-rise to his death, in the 4500 block of North Clarendon Avenue, in the Uptown neighborhood, Tuesday, July 19, 2022. (Tyler Pasciak LaRiviere/Sun-Times)

A 3-year-old boy died after falling from the 18th floor of a residence in Uptown on the North Side, Chicago police and fire officials said.

Chaise Binion fell through a window screen and landed on the third floor of a parking garage in the 4500 block of North Clarendon Avenue about 6:40 p.m., police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

He was taken in critical condition to Illinois Masonic Medical Center and died a short time later, officials said.

No further details were immediately available.

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