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Houston police say man fatally shot by man playing with pistol he thought was unloaded

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HOUSTON — Houston police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man at an apartment complex by a man who told officials he was playing with a pistol he believed was unloaded when he accidentally fired it.

Houston police say the bullet struck the victim in the head Thursday night. His name has not yet been released.

Police say there are currently no charges in the case, but the investigation continues.

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