NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Police say a 3-year-old Tennessee boy shot his 18-month-old brother in the head.
The Coffee County Sheriff's Department said the toddler shot his younger sibling with a .25-caliber automatic pistol in a home Tuesday afternoon in the community of Hillsboro, about 70 miles southeast of Nashville.
Sheriff's officials said the 3-year-old found the loaded gun, CBS affiliate WTVF reported.
According to the station, the wounded child was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a precaution, but officials said he was awake and alert when first responders arrived on the scene.
Sheriff Steve Graves said the child's parents would be interviewed by investigators on Wednesday.