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Police: Fatal shooting of child in Texas appears accidental

Posted at 7:55 PM, Jul 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-20 20:55:12-04

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Police in suburban Dallas say a 3-year-old boy was fatally shot in head in what appears to be an accidental shooting by a family member.

Arlington police said they are investigating the Monday shooting. Officers responding to a report of a shooting found the wounded child at the scene. The child was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police did not immediately release the name of the child.