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Child shot dead: 4-year-old dies days after 9-year-old brother shot him in head in West Harris County, sheriff says

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — A 4-year-old boy has died days after his 9-year-old brother shot him in the head in western Harris County, according to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez.

The video above is from a previous report.

The shooting happened at a house on Guston Hall Lane on Monday. According to authorities, the boy’s uncle, Francisco Lupian, was visiting when his 9-year-old nephew grabbed his gun and shot the 4-year-old.

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The 4-year-old boy was taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Katy by family members and later life-flighted to Texas Medical Center.

The boy’s condition was critical until his death was announced on Thursday.

Lupian, 32, has since been arrested by a convicted felon and charged with possession of a firearm. He is accused of leaving an unsecured firearm.

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