4-year-old in Clarksville dies after shooting self in chest

4-year-old in Clarksville dies after shooting self in chest (Image 1)
4-year-old in Clarksville dies after shooting self in chest (Image 1)

A four-year-old boy from Clarksville died Sunday night after police say he accidentally shot himself.

Authorities responded to a home in the 2600 block of Arthurs Court around 5:45 p.m.

The little boy, identified as Eldin Rogers, was found with a gunshot wound to his chest.

Eldin was flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville where he died a short time later.

Police said a preliminary investigation revealed he somehow gained access to a loaded handgun and accidentally shot himself.

The investigation is ongoing.

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