Arlington Boy Shot In Head Over The Weekend Dies

Andrew Greenstein
September 19, 2019 - 2:37 pm
Cook Children's Hospital

Credit: Alan Scaia, 1080 KRLD


ARLINGTON (1080 KRLD) - The six-year-old Arlington boy shot in the head inside his home over the weekend has died.

Zain Fadhil was pronounced dead at Cook Children's Medical Center shortly before 9:15 this morning.

On Sunday afternoon, Zain was shot in the head by his older special needs brother, either 10 or 11 years old, after the older boy got a hold of a 22 caliber rifle.

Zain was immediately listed in grave condition.

Police have not said what, if any, charges will be filed in the case.