Tennessee child killed by older sibling in accidental shooting
A child, younger than two, has died after an accidental shooting in Bristol, police said.
BRISTOL, Tenn. (WVLT) - A child, younger than two, has died after an accidental shooting in Bristol, police said.
Police in Bristol said they responded to the Bristol Regional Medical Center Saturday for a report of a gunshot wound involving a child. Investigators said the child was pronounced dead before officers arrived.
According to Johnson City CBS affiliate WJHL, police believe the child was struck after a gun was accidentally discharged by a four-year-old sibling at a home on Meadowview Road.
The parents were at home at the time of the shooting and took the child to the hospital.
Police said the investigation is ongoing.
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