HPD awaiting autopsy results for 16-year-old boy it says was found shot to death in Kingwood home

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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston police are awaiting the autopsy results involving a 16-year-old boy who they say was found shot to death Wednesday afternoon at a home in Kingwood.

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HPD officers and Houston Fire Department paramedics responded to a shooting call in the 2100 block of River Village. When they arrived, first responders found the teenager with a gunshot wound.

While unclear what kind, police said a weapon was found near the teen. The boy was rushed to a local hospital, where police said doctors pronounced him dead.

The shooting is believed to have been accidental or self-inflicted but, authorities are awaiting autopsy results for confirmation.

Anyone with additional information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.