Metro Police have arrested a woman over the accidental shooting of a child.
Police arrested 30-year-old Shaletres Townsend. Police say she left a loaded gun on a chair in a bedroom where kids were playing. Townsend has been charged with one count of child neglect with substantial bodily harm.
Police say the incident occurred at 2:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon on the 4200 block of Studio Street, near East Craig Road and North Lamb Boulevard.
The child sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to a nearby hospital. There's no word on the age of the child.
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