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Dallas police are investigating after an 8-year-old boy fatally shot a 5-year-old boy Friday night



TEXAS – According to the police officials, the shooting occurred around 10:10 p.m., at an apartment near Jim Miller and Lake June roads, in the Pleasant Grove area.

A 5-year-old boy is dead after an 8-year-old accidentally shot him while they were playing with a gun.

It happened inside their family’s apartment.

A parent was inside the apartment at the time of the shooting.

The 5-year-old was taken to an area hospital, but Dallas police announced he died from his injuries.

The mother and 8-year-old were taken to police headquarters for questioning.

The investigation is ongoing.