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Brother shoots, kills 5-year-old

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A Dallas boy is dead after being accidentally shot by his older brother, police said.

It happened Saturday in the 1800 block of Maryland Avenue.

Police said the children found a handgun at a family friend's home. They were playing with it while the homeowner was in another room.

It appears the 13-year-old accidentally shot the 5-year-old in the head, police said.

The boy was rushed to Children's Hospital. He died Monday night.

Child abuse detectives are still investigating the case.

Police said charges are possible, but no one has been arrested yet.

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