Clarksville, TN – On August 17th, 2014 at 5:46pm, Clarksville Police Officers were dispatched to the 2600 Block of Arthurs Court in response to a reported gun shot wound.
When they arrived they discovered a 4 year old child suffering from a gun shot wound to the chest.
The child was transported via Life Flight to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.The preliminary investigation has shown that the child gained access to a loaded handgun and accidentally shot himself.
This is an ongoing investigation.
Anyone with any information on this case is urged to call Detective Eric Ewing 931.648.0656 ext. 5447.