Boy killed by shot in head

March 10, 2008 4:57:26 AM PDT
Philadelphia police are investigating the accidental shooting death of a 12-year-old boy.

Police say the boy and his brother were playing with a gun inside a home on Richmond Street in Kensington shortly before midnight.

The 12-year-old was accidentally shot in the head and killed. Investigators say it appears that the boy shot himself.

Police believe the gun belonged to a relative.