Nashville boy, 8, wounded by bullet as he slept

7:07 AM, Oct 3, 2012   |    comments
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Police in Nashville are looking for a shooter after an 8-year-old boy was struck by a bullet as he slept.

WSMV-TV reported the boy is under hospital care after the bullet entered his back and exited his stomach.

Police said someone threw something at a house and when the victim's 22-year-old brother went to the door to investigate, the shot was fired.

There were no immediate arrests and the name of the victim wasn't released.

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