Shooting at 4999 South Buckner Boulevard

At approximately 630 p.m. Dallas police officers responded to a call regarding a shooting at the Town View Apartments in the 4900 block of South Buckner Boulevard. Initial information is an 11-year-old boy accidentally shot himself when he gained possession of a firearm kept inside the residence. He was transported to Baylor Hospital by Dallas Fire Rescue where was he was pronounced deceased. This is an ongoing investigation that will be investigated by the Dallas Police Department’s Child Abuse Unit. Updates will be given as they become available.  This incident is documented on case number 286136-2015.