HARRIS COUNTY (KTRK) --A 5-year-old boy has died after he was shot in the face Tuesday night inside a northwest Harris County home, according to the medical examiner's office.
The shooting happened at the home in the 9700 block of Shady Tree Lane in the Willow Wood neighborhood.
A neighbor told Eyewitness News he heard a gunshot followed by screaming. The boy was then carried to a vehicle and taken to a nearby hospital. From there, he was flown by LifeFlight to the Medical Center, according to a deputy on scene.
ORIGINAL STORY: Boy shot in the face, rushed to hospital in NW Harris County
A gun was found inside the home, according to authorities.
Investigators are trying to determine whether the boy accidentally shot himself. No other details have been released.
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