Arlington police investigating death of 3-year-old as a possible accidental shooting

The Arlington Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a 3-year-old young boy today.

Just before 12:30PM, Arlington firefighters, police officers, and paramedics were called to the scene in the 4100 block of Maple Springs Drive. A young boy had suffered from a gunshot wound.

Life saving measures were conducted while the child was transported to Cook Children’s hospital, but he was pronounced deceased a short time later.

APD says their homicide unit is investigating this incident as an accidental shooting by a family member.

No other details have been released at this time.