5-year-old rushed to hospital after accidentally shooting himself in the face

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The Harris County Sheriff's Department is investigating the accidental shooting of a 5-year-old boy.

Shortly after 5 pm, deputies were called to the 9700 block of Shady Tree Lane.

According to the Sheriff's Department, the 5-year-old accidentally shot himself in the face.

The child was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital, and his condition is unknown at this time. 

The shooting is under investigation.

This story is developing and will be updated accordingly.