Tenn. mom in critical condition after son accidentally shoots her

Police lights / Source: Oak Ridge Police Department

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (WVLT/WREG) -- A woman is in critical condition after getting accidentally shot by her 10-year-old son while at a baseball game in Millington Tuesday evening, Memphis CBS affiliate WREG reported.

Chief Dunbar with the Millington Police Department said the child got a gun from his mother's purse while they were at a Memphis versus UT Martin baseball game at the Millington USA Stadium.

The University of Memphis released a statement, "We are saddened by the unfortunate accidental shooting at the baseball game at USA Stadium in Millington. The University of Memphis is cooperating fully with authorities in the investigation. Our deepest thoughts are with the family.”

According to WREG, this is an ongoing investigation.