UPDATE: Child shot at Cyprus Street Courts
CHATTANOOGA (WRCB) -- Chattanooga Police are investigating what they're calling an accidental shooting, involving a juvenile Tuesday.
It happened shortly before 4:00 p.m. in the 1400 block of Cyprus Street.
Police spokesperson Nathan Hartwig says a 12-year-old boy is the victim.
Our crew on the scene says police are questioning a 19-year-old man, who was showing the gun to the boy when it fired.
The mother of that man tells Channel 3 she doesn't know where the gun came from.
Hartwig says the shooting was reported to investigators as accidental.
The victim is at a local hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.
The investigation is ongoing.
Stay with WRCBtv.com for updates to this developing story.