The Arlington Police Department is investigating the shooting of a 3-year-old boy that occurred Monday afternoon.
Arlington police responded to a report of a shooting in the 4100 block of Maple Springs Drive at 12:22 p.m. on Monday.
When officers arrived, they discovered a 3-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to the head.
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The child was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Investigators say it appears to be an accidental shooting by a family member.