SOURCE - WKRN - COURTESY WKRN, EMBARGO NASHVILLE
Nashville, Tennessee - 8 April, 2013
1. Wide, Day, House
2. Mid, Door
3. Close, police car siren
4. SOUNDBITE (English) Sheriff Robert Bryan/Wilson County, Tennessee (Transcript Below)
5. Wide, police car in front of house
6. Wide/pan house
7. Wide, sheriff's car
8 SOUNDBITE (English) Sheriff Robert Bryan/Wilson County, Tennessee (Transcript Below)
9. Mid, window
AUTHORITIES IN TENNESSEE SAY A FOUR YEAR OLD BOY SHOT AND KILLED A WOMAN IN WHAT APPEARS TO BE A COMPLETE ACCIDENT.
SOUNDBITE: Sheriff Robert Bryan/Wilson County, Tennessee
'When it involves guns and kids, things can happen in seconds.'
A SHERIFF'S DEPUTY WAS SHOWING A RELATIVE HIS GUNS DURING A FAMILY COOKOUT ON SATURDAY EVENING, WHEN A FOUR YEAR OLD BOY SUDDENLY GRABBED A LOADED GUN OFF THE BED.
THE WEAPON DISCHARGED, KILLING THE DEPUTY'S WIFE, JOSEPHINE FANNING.
'they were in a locked gun cabinet at the time and he was actually, he pulled another rifle out to show another family member who was present at the house the rifle, but he had to move the pistol out of the way to do it. And set it on the bed. And unbeknownst to him, this small child runs into the bedroom and the first thing he sees is the gun on the bed.
THE GUN WAS NOT THE DEPUTY'S SERVICE WEAPON.
SANDY KOZEL THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.