INVESTIGATION INTO FATAL SHOOTING AT 9550 LONGPOINT

The Houston Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a man at 9550 Longpoint about 9:30 p.m. on Thursday.
The male victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is pending verification by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
HPD Homicide Division Police Officers M. Arrington and C. Hogue reported:
A male told police he was playing with a pistol he believed was unloaded and accidentally fired it, striking the victim in the head. The victim was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Currently, there are no charges in this case. However, the investigation is continuing.
Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600.

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