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.