Man dies in east Nashville accidental shooting

Metro police respond to a shooting on North 7th Street (WZTV).

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- An accidental shooting in east Nashville leaves one person dead.

The shooting incident occurred at Parkway Terrace on North 7th Street just before 11:30 a.m. on Saturday. The victim, identified as 18-year-old Donquarious Barber, was eating cereal in an upstairs bedroom when the gun in his pocket fell to the floor and discharged, shooting him in the chest, according to Metro Nashville police.

The victim died on the way to the hospital.

Police are investigating.

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