East Tennessee child shot in head

Child shot at Riverside Manor Apartments in Louisville, TN Courtesy: WATE

LOUISVILLE, TN (WATE) – A young boy in Louisville, Tennessee is in the hospital after he was shot in the head at Riverside Manor Apartments.

The shooting happened Tuesday evening near 161 Manor Way. The boy was transported to University of Tennessee Medical Center.

Blount County Sheriff’s Office said the injuries do not appear to be life threatening. The boy was conscious and able to walk to a stretcher that was loaded in a Rural/Metro ambulance.

The sheriff’s office could not confirm how the boy was shot, but said officers are investigating the incident.

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