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UPDATED: Clarksville Child Dead After Accidentally Shooting Self

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UPDATE: The name of the 4-year-old child who accidentally shot himself earlier this week in Clarksville has been released. Eldin James Rogers has been identified as the victim in this incident. According to Clarksville Police, the investigation is still under investigation. 

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- A child is dead in Clarksville after an accidental shooting.

The 4-year-old child on Arthurs Court got a hold of a loaded handgun just before 6 p.m. Sunday and shot himself in the chest accidentally, according to Clarksville Police. He died after being transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to call  Det. Eric Ewing (931)648-0656 ext. 5447.


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