Metro Police said a 16-year-old has died after an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Police said Jairo Rodriquez died after shooting himself in the hip around 3:15 p.m.
The shooting happened at the Falcon View Apartments on East Palestine Avenue.
16-year-old Jairo Rodriguez has died from an apparent accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound to his hip. This occurred at Falcon View Apts on E. Palestine Avenue. Madison Precinct detectives investigating. The call came in at 3:15 p.m.— Metro Nashville PD (@MNPDNashville) January 10, 2019
Witnesses told police that they heard a pop and found an older male teen with a gunshot wound to the leg.
Police say the teen had a gun in his pants, so they are investigating the possibility that the gun went off.