Police are investigating accidental shooting - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Police investigate accidental shooting

(WMC-TV) – A little after 11 last night, Memphis police were called to Methodist South for a shooting victim.

Their investigation revealed two men, ages 19 and 21, were in a home in the four-thousand block of Shirley when the shooting happened.

The 21 year old laid his gun down, and it went off, .hitting the 19 year old in the jaw.

The suspect is now being questioned about the shooting.

There was also a 16-year-old witness in the home at the time of the shooting, and police are questioning that person as well.

Police say there was also a younger child inside the home at the time too.

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