Police say 12-year-old boy was fatally shot in Arkansas home

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy at a home in southwestern Arkansas.

Texarkana Police Department spokeswoman Kristi Bennett says officers found the boy suffering from a gunshot wound Saturday afternoon at the home in the city bordering Texas.

Bennett tells the Texarkana Gazette (http://bit.ly/2kHmnxg ) that the boy was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Bennett says investigators are working to determine what led to the fatal shooting. She says other children and adults were at the home when the shooting occurred.


Information from: Texarkana Gazette, http://www.texarkanagazette.com