3-year-old accidentally shot at south Nashville home

4-year-old shot south Nashville
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 3-year-old child accidentally shot himself in the arm in south Nashville Monday night.

Metro police said the shooting happened just before 7 p.m. on Whitsett Road not far from Thompson Lane and Nolensville Pike.

Investigators told News 2 the boy was alone in his parents’ bedroom when he grabbed a revolver from a bookshelf.

The family then heard a single shot and found the 3-year-old boy hurt in the bedroom.

The child was transported to a nearby hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The Metro Police Youth Services division is investigating. Further details weren’t immediately released.

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