Four-year-old boy dead after accidental shooting at Southeast San Antonio home

 SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) -A 4-year-old boy is dead after what police are calling an accidental shooting at a Southeast Side home.

Police say  the boy and a 10-year-old were alone in a bedroom at the home on Avant Avenue  just before 7 Monday evening where people were having a barbecue.  The children were playing with a gun when it discharged, striking the 4-year-old boy.

The family started to drive the boy to a hospital and called for an ambulance along the way.   The child was pronounced dead shortly after arrival at San Antonio Military Medical Center.

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