Teen killed in accidental shooting

February 19, 2011 8:37:48 PM PST
A 16-year-old girl is shot and killed in what appears to be an accidental shooting.

Police say the victim was with several people outside a home on Alvin in southeast Houston Friday night.

One of the other people had a pistol which discharged, hitting the teen.

The girl died at the hospital.

Investigators are still interviewing witnesses to find out what happened before the shooting and why the gun went off.