Local news reports via Southern Beale
An argument between a woman and her fiancé ended with a gun going off, just barely missing a young child.
Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department said 26-year-old
Theresa Steward and her fiancé were arguing Friday night in the
driveway of their home on Blairfield Drive.
During the course of the fight, investigators said Steward pulled out her pistol.
After things cooled off, she was pulling the gun back into its
holster when it went off. The bullet went flying out of her car and
shattered the window of a nearby vehicle.
A child happened to be in that car. Officials said the child was not
hit with the bullet, but glass from the shattered window got into the
Steward was placed under arrest and charged with aggravated child
endangerment of a child under 8 years old. She was booked into the
Davidson County Criminal Justice Center and later released.
There was no word on the condition of the child.