Mostly Cloudy
70°FMostly CloudyFull Forecast

Joliet police arrest wounded man

Published: Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 11:13 p.m. CDT

JOLIET – A man with a bullet wound was arrested.

Police said they were called to Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center, where a man was being treated for a bullet wound in the hand Friday afternoon.

Eventually, Armando Ornelas Garcia, 19, of Joliet was arrested for unlawful use of a weapon and on a no-bond warrant for burglary, police said.

According to police, Garcia said he had found a handgun in an alley in the area of Jackson and Henderson avenues. The gun went off while Garcia was handling it, according to the account related by police.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Suburban Life Media.

Reader Poll

What do you remember most about your high school graduation?
How long it was
Saying goodbye to friends
Excitement about the future
I don't remember it