Bowie County Sheriff’s Office investigating possible accidental fatal shooting of 11-year-old boy

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TEXARKANA — The Bowie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting death of an 11-year-old boy on Wednesday evening that may have been accidental.

The sheriff’s office says that Roland Toney died from what may have been an accidental shooting after an older sibling attempted to take the firearm away from the victim.

The older sibling says via the sheriff’s office that the gun discharged as he was trying to take the gun away.

The sheriff’s office says the victim died as a result of his injuries. The victim’s body has been transported to the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences at Dallas for autopsy as the death investigation is still ongoing.