KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT)-- A man was injured in the leg after an accidental shooting at a West Knox County apartment complex Sunday afternoon.
The incident happened around 2:00 p.m. at The Reserve at Westland.
According to the Knox County Sheriff's Office, Robert Gibson, 19, was sitting on the couch handling a gun when it went off and hit Thomas Montgomery, 18 on the leg.
Montgomery used a neighbor's phone to call his parents. He was then transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Authorities said Gibson and a witness left after the incident and later returned to the scene.
No charges have been filed. The investigation is ongoing.