Child Shot In Hillsboro

shooting investigationCoffee County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an incident that occurred on Tuesday. A 3-year-old boy somehow got a hold of a gun at an A Street home in Hillsboro and the weapon discharged shooting his little 18-month-old brother behind his ear.
The infant was shot with a .25 caliber handgun and transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a precaution, but officials said he was awake and alert when first responders arrived on the scene.
Neither of the boys’ identities were released by the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department.