orangeleader.com (Orange, Texas)

February 21, 2013

Garland boy, 3, dies after being shot at home

Associated Press
The Orange Leader

GARLAND, Texas — Police say a 3-year-old Dallas-area boy has died after being shot in the head in an accident at his home.

Garland police on Thursday identified the victim as John O'Brien.

Police say the boy was shot with a handgun Wednesday night while both parents and at least two other children were at the residence. Police say one of the parents called 911.

Police have not released further information on the gun owner and who fired the weapon. Nobody has been charged.

Officer Joe Harn says there's no record of previous violence reported at the home.