Employee cleaning gun accidentally shoots, kills man at gun range

KHOU 11's Shern-Min Chow reports

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas -- A gun range employee cleaning a weapon accidentally shot and killed a man in Cypress, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

The shooting call was placed shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Hot Wells Shooting Range on Highway 290 near Barker Cypress.

According to the sheriff's office, the employee was cleaning a gun when it went off. The bullet went through a wall and then a window, striking a man in another part of the range.

The victim was rushed to the hospital but was later pronounced dead.

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