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Victim dies in accidental shooting at home in Talbot's Corner

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Police say the victim was found inside a home on Donald Street. (WSMV) Police say the victim was found inside a home on Donald Street. (WSMV)
The shooting happened around 3:30 a.m. Friday. (WSMV) The shooting happened around 3:30 a.m. Friday. (WSMV)
Malik Khayyam (Source: Metro Nashville PD) Malik Khayyam (Source: Metro Nashville PD)
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Police are investigating what they are calling a deadly accidental shooting in the Talbot's Corner area.

The 911 call came in just before 4 a.m. Friday at a home in the 100 block of Donald Street.

Police said the victim, 19-year-old Malik Khayyam, was pronounced dead after medics arrived.

Investigators said a pistol in Khayyam’s hand discharged when another person with him attempted to retrieve it.

Police said three people were with Khayyam at the time and are cooperating with police.

No one has been charged at this time.

Stay with News 4 for updates on this story.

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