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Police: Man accidentally shoots, kills brother while handling gun

Posted: 1:09 PM, Dec 10, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-11 00:17:18Z

A man was fatally wounded in Antioch while he and his brother were handling a gun.   

The incident happened Monday morning at a residence on Cedarcliff Road. 

Officials with Metro Nashville police said two brothers in their mid-20s were handling a handgun when one of them was accidentally shot.   

The other brother was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center. It’s unclear at this time why he was taken to the hospital. 

No additional details were known.