LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT: Freezing temperatures will develop later tonight, causing damage to flowers and plants that are left exposed to the cold. Be sure to bring in your potted plants before you go to bed, as lows drop into the lower to mid 20s...about 25 degrees for Knoxville and Oak Ridge. Look for 1 to 3" of snow for the Smokies by morning.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Memphis police say a 10-year-old boy has died from what they believe was an accidental shooting.
Police spokeswoman Karen Rudolph said officers received a call around 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday about a shooting at a local residence.
When they arrived, they discovered a young boy had been shot. The child was transported to Le Bonheur Children's Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
According to a police report, several individuals were in the residence when a shot was fired, striking the boy.
Police didn't provide further details, except that the shooting appears to have been accidental.
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