8-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots 5-Year-Old Friend in Head While Playing, Police Say

September 27, 2013 Updated May 13, 2013 at 11:36 AM EDT

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8-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots 5-Year-Old Friend in Head While Playing, Police Say

September 27, 2013 Updated May 13, 2013 at 11:36 AM EDT

Another tragic story involving young children playing with guns.

According to a report from Texas television station WFAA, police said a 5-year-old boy is hospitalized in critical condition after being accidentally shot in the head by his 8-year-old friend while they were playing on Saturday.

Police said the 8-year-old boy found a rifle in the room where they were playing, according to the WFAA report.

Watch video and read the WFAA report HERE.