2-year-old dies after being accidentally shot by another child, Clarksville police say

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Posted at 4:15 PM, Feb 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-18 17:15:15-05

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Clarksville police said an unsecured handgun lead to the accidental shooting and death of a 2-year-old boy on Wednesday night.

The shooting happened around 10 p.m. in a home on Pembroke Road where three children under the age of 4 were living. Police said one of the children gained access to the gun and shot a 2-year-old boy, who died from his injury.

Police did not immediately release further details on the shooting.