Police: 19-year-old man accidentally shot, killed in Clarksville

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 19-year-old has died after he was accidentally shot in Clarksville Monday afternoon.

It happened in the 100 block of Stateline Road around 5:45 p.m.

Clarksville police reported first responders found Hakeem Canthy with a gunshot wound to his torso.

He was flown to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he later died.

The initial investigation indicates a 24-year-old man was attempting to clean a Glock handgun when it discharged and hit Canthy, according to Clarksville police.

The investigation is ongoing.