ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Arlington Police are investigating what appears to be a tragic accident Monday.
A 3-and-a-half-year-old boy was shot in the head shortly after noon.READ MORE: Horse Trailer Used In Smuggling Attempt Nets 21 Undocumented Migrants At Southern Border
It happened in the 4100 block of Maple Springs Drive.READ MORE: Man Shot, Killed At Homeless Encampment On Chestnut Street In Dallas
Life saving measures were made on scene by Fire and EMS, and the child was rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The homicide unit is investigating and at this point it appears to be an accidental shooting by a family member.MORE NEWS: Fort Worth Police Investigating After 2 People Killed In Como Neighborhood
The child was identified by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office as Thomas Maybery.