Man, 3-Year-Old Injured In Accidental Shooting

Posted at 4:48 PM, May 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-05 17:48:35-04

A man and 3-year-old child were injured in an accidental shooting in Montgomery County.

According to Clarksville Police officials said the incident happened Friday afternoon just after 3 p.m. on the 200 block of Caldwell Lane.

When officers arrived, they found a 3-year-old girl with a gunshot injury to her left thigh and a 27-year-old man with a gunshot injury to the ankle area.  

Officials believed a single accidental discharge of a handgun was responsible for the injury to both of them.

However, it was still unclear, how the firearm was discharged. The child was taken by LifeFlight in stable condition to Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

The man was transported by ambulance to a local area hospital in stable condition.