Lubbock 12-year-old shot and killed in drive-thru

LUBBOCK -- The Lubbock Police Department is investigating the death of a 12-year-old boy.

According to LPD, they received a call of a teen being shot in a vehicle at a restaurant's drive-thru on Thursday evening.

An investigation of the scene revealed that a family of six were all inside of a car as they were going through the drive-thru.

One of the victim's siblings was in possession of a gun, which was pulled out and fired.

The victim then passed away from his injuries at the scene.

Police say that they are now looking into why the sibling had a gun and who knew about it. The preliminary investigation indicates that the shooting was accidental, according to LPD.