CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Clarksville Police Department is investigating an accidental shooting that resulted in the death of a toddler Wednesday night.
The shooting happened in the 3400 block of Pembroke Road where three children under the age of four live. According to police, a handgun was left unsecured in a home.
Around 10 p.m. one of the children gained access to the gun and a 2-year-old male was shot. The boy died as a result of his injures.
Police arrested the boyfriend of the children’s mother, 31-year-old Julian Chester, on unrelated charges.