BELLMEAD, TX — Juvenile in critical condition after police said a handgun went off accidentally on Thursday.
Bellmead police said around 11 p.m., they responded to a call of a gunshot victim in the 4000 block of East Harris Street.
Two juveniles were playing with a handgun, then it went off. One juvenile was shot in the facial area.
Police believe the gun accidentally went off.
The juvenile was taken to a nearby hospital then care flighted to Baylor Scott and White in Temple.
Police said the juvenile is in critical condition, but stable.