Sheriff's Office: 3-year-old shot in Hixson Wednesday evening
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) deputies are on the scene of a shooting involving a 3-year-old child in Hixson Wednesday evening.
HCSO spokesman Matt Lea says the shooting happened around the 7300 block of Valley Lane.
The child has been taken to a nearby hospital.
Spokesman Lea says the injuries did not appear to be life threatening.
Lea says preliminary findings show that a three year old child was injured while being unsupervised in an area where a firearm was left unsecured.
We are working to learn more details.