HOUSTON -

A man is dead and police say that a juvenile may have accidentally killed him.

Houston police said a 21-year-old man was shot to death inside an apartment in the 1000 block of Sydnor about 12:20 p.m. Sunday. His name has not been released.

Detectives said several people were inside the apartment when the man was shot.

The pistol used in the shooting may have been left accessible to a juvenile, who may have unintentionally fired the gun, investigators said.

Police have not released any information about that juvenile, including his or her age and relationship to the victim.