NORTH NASHVILLE (WSMV) - A 2-year-old boy was hospitalized late Monday after accidentally shooting himself with his father's gun. 

Metro Police say a K-9 unit was flagged down by a vehicle near Dr. DB Todd Boulevard and Buchanan Street around 11:45 p.m. 

The child's mother told officers the boy used his father's unattended gun and accidentally shot himself in the arm. 

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 
 
The investigation is ongoing.