FORT WORTH – Police are investigating a shooting that left a 3-year-old child dead on Wednesday evening.

According to police, the shooting happened around 9:45 p.m. at a house in the 3900 block of Lawnwood Street in Fort Worth.

The child was found in a back bedroom of the house with a gunshot wound to the head.

The toddler's family told police he found a gun and accidentally shot himself.

It is unknown if the shooting was intentional or accidental. Homicide Unit detectives are currently working this investigation.

Stay with WFAA for updates on this developing story.