Tennessee Woman Accused of Shooting Child with BB Gun
(Clarksville, Tennessee) A 26-year-old local woman, Marry Cruickshank, has been accused of shooting a 6-year-old child in the face with a BB gun.
Cruickshank faces counts of aggravated assault and aggravated child abuse.
According to a warrant, Cruickshank was shooting a BB gun and said she didn't believe it was loaded. She fired the gun at the ground near the 6-year-old, and the child was not struck.Cruickshank was booked into custody at the Montgomery County Jail with bond set at $25,000.
The victim and another child ran to the right side of the house near a tire swing, and Cruickshank allegedly pointed the gun in the direction of the children and fired.
The 6-year-old was struck in the head and taken to Gateway Medical Center for treatment.