Crime

Man dies after friend accidentally shoots him in head in Fort Worth home, police say

A man died early Tuesday after his friend accidentally shot him in the head Monday night in Fort Worth, police said.

The victim was identified as David Earl Turner, 19, of Fort Worth, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s website on Tuesday. Turner was pronounced dead at 2:55 a.m. Tuesday in a local hospital.

At about 6:30 p.m. Monday, officers responded to a house in the 7400 block of Beckwood Drive on a shooting call. One man accidentally discharged a handgun and shot another in the head, Fort Worth police officer Ivan Gomez said.

The man who was shot was at a hospital in critical condition Monday night and later died.

The man who fired the pistol was arrested, police said. His name has not been released.

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