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HOUSTON A 16-year-old boy died Tuesday after another juvenile accidentally discharged a gun as they were riding in a car, Harris County Sheriff s deputies said.

At least four boys were inside the car when one of them accidentally fired a gun, striking the front seat passenger, investigators said.

The driver took the victim to Texas Children s Hospital s west campus emergency room at about 6:30 p.m. That is where the victim was pronounced dead.

No other information was available.

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