Child playing with pistol accidentally shoots younger brother in Oak Cliff

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a shooting incident in the 1800 block of Stella Ave. They responded to the scene at 6:31PM this evening.

Officials confirm a 5-year-old victim was shot in the back and transported to Children’s Hospital via Dallas Fire-Rescue.

Police say the boy’s 10-year-old brother was playing with his parent’s pistol when he accidentally fired at least one shot.

The injured child is conscious, according to police. His condition has not yet been released at this time.