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Five-year-old shot in head by another child dies

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DENTON, Texas -

A five-year-old boy shot in the head on Saturday morning by an eight-year old boy has died.

Denton police said the young child died Monday afternoon at an area hospital.

The shooting happened in a house in the 2700 block of Stockton Street in Denton.

The victim and an eight year old boy were in a bedroom alone when the older boy found a .22 caliber rifle, pointed it at the victim and accidentally shot him in the head.

The victim was taken to Denton Regional Medical Center and then flown by Careflight to Children's Medical Center in Dallas.

Denton police said Monday the investigation is still ongoing and no charges have been filed to date.

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