Tennessee Man ‘Playing Around’ With Gun Shoots Sleeping Woman In Downstairs Apartment

AP

A 22-year-old Nashville, Tenn. man accidentally shot his gun through the floor of his apartment about 11 p.m. on Sunday, hitting a downstairs neighbor who was sleeping in her bed, according to The Tennessean.

The woman was reportedly hit in the shoulder and was rushed to a hospital, where she was in stable condition on Monday morning. 

The alleged shooter, David White, told police he was “playing around” with the firearm. He was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment, marijuana possession and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription.

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