Man Reportedly Shot Child In Face With Pellet Gun

Posted at 3:18 PM, May 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-05 20:53:47-04

A man has been accused of shooting an 11-year-old in the face with a pellet gun.

According to officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department, the crime happened Wednesday at a home on Dorris Avenue in Green Hills.

Reports stated 63-year-old Thomas Ouellete reporteshot the child while the 11-year-old was playing in a tree house on a neighboring property.

The child needed surgery to remove the pellet from his chin. Ouellete has been charged with aggravated assault.