HPD: 6-year-old fatally shot in the neck at NW Houston apartment complex

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HOUSTON – A 6-year-old child was fatally shot at a northwest Houston apartment Sunday morning, according to the Houston Police Department.

The shooting happened around 11:23 a.m. at Coppertree Village Apartments in the 1400 block W. Gulf Bank Road.

According to police, the child accidentally shot himself in the neck.

The child was transported to Texas Children Hospital and was later pronounced dead, police said.

The shooting is under investigation.

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