Man charged after gun accidentally goes off inside Germantown health clinic

Man charged after gun accidentally goes off inside Germantown health clinic

GERMANTOWN, TN (WMC) - A  man has been charged after a gun went off inside a Germantown health clinic Monday morning.

The incident happened at a clinic on Wolf Park Drive around 10:45 a.m.

Officers said 52-year-old Christopher Tucker brought the gun inside the clinic, where he was being seen, and it fell out of his holster. The gun fell to the floor and a bullet fired out of its chamber.

A bullet from the Cobra .38 Derringer went through a wall into another patient's room.

The gun fired with clinic employees nearby, but they were not injured.

Tucker is charged with two counts of reckless endangerment.

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