27-Year-Old father Kedrick Ross of Nashville is facing federal firearms charges after his 3-year-old son was found shot in the head. During the investigation it reveals Ross has a history of multiple drug and weapons felonies.
On September 9, the girlfriend of Ross, and their 3-year-old son Kedrick Ross, Jr. were staying at a relative’s house on Village Trail the night before the shooting. The next morning around 10 A.M., they found their son with a gunshot wound to the head after they heard a loud noise. According to www.wsmv.com. Relative says “Ross picked up the gun and placed it inside a purse and put it in the car in the driveway”.
According to metro police the .40 Caliber was found inside the car, containing nine rounds. The gun was stolen on July 20, 2018 from a burglary on Byrum Avenue.
Ross has a previous history of convicted felonies in 2013 through 2016 in possession of a firearm and possession controlled substances with intent to sell.
Detectives are investigating whether his son, 3-year-old Kedrick Ross, Jr. found the gun and shot himself. He suffered a critical head wound and is being treated at Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
At this time, it is unclear if Ross is facing additional charges in relation with his sons shooting, if convicted on the charges against him, he will face a minimum of 10 years old to a maximum life sentence in prison.