Incident

7-30-2023 Tennessee Nashville 1-1

Location

July 30, 2023

3400 block of Meadowlake Terrace
Nashville, Tennessee

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Lathan Sweatt
  • Age: 10
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Family
  • Age: 14
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Accidental Shooting
  • Accidental Shooting - Death
  • Accidental/Negligent Discharge
  • Thought gun was unloaded
  • Playing with gun
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child killed (not child shooter)

Notes

near Percy Priest Lake, boy accidentally shot by his stepbrother handling 9mm semi-automatic pistol stored at top of closet in upstairs room, neither knew gun was loaded, later died

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 9mm

District

Congressional District: 5
State Senate District: 17
State House District: 52