12-Year-Old Injured, Accidentally Shot With Hunting Rifle

Posted at 4:55 PM, Jul 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-07 08:49:33-04

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. – A 12-year-old has been injured in an accidental shooting according to police.

The incident happened around 5:30 p.m. Friday when the young male was accidentally shot with a hunting rifle.

Officials said the victim was taken to Harton Regional Medical center by his parents before being taken by LifeFlight to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Authorities said the 12-year-old was responsive, but his condition was unknown.

No further details were available.