Grundy County Sheriff Heath Gunter says a juvenile was shot Sunday night in Tracy City.
Sheriff Gunter stated that the young boy was flown to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga for treatment of his injuries.
Family members identify the shooting victim as 9-year-old Jax Coulter and they say he is now in a coma-like state at Erlanger.
His father, Johnny Coulter, says his son was shot by his 9-year-old cousin and believes it was intentional.
The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department is assisting the Tracy City Police Department in this investigation.