Lexington Boy Dies of Gunshot Wound

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- – A nine-year-old Lexington boy has died after being shot in the head. The Fayette County Coroner's office identified the victim as TaShawn Watson.

Police say he and a younger brother had found a gun in the family's garage Tuesday afternoon. The boys were playing with the gun when it accidentally fired.

Watson was a third grader at Cassidy Elementary.

Police say the boys' mother was home at the time of the shooting. The case is being investigated as an accident.