NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A 19-year-old was shot and killed in an apartment on Clarksville Pike in Nashville.
Juerno Brown Jr. was killed in Wednesday night's shooting. Brown and several others were visiting a friend in his bedroom when one of two guns in the room discharged, hitting Brown.
Another 19-year-old was handling the gun when it went off, according to police. Those who didn't live in the apartment ran away.
Detectives have identified the 19-year-old suspected of handling the gun when the fatal shot was fired and are working to locate him.
Editor's note: A previous version of this story called the shooting accidental. However, police clarified that detectives are still working to determine whether or not the gun discharged accidentally.