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Saturday night around 8 p.m. police were called to home on Woodcrest Street in Manchester. When an officer arrived he witnessed a pool of blood on the bathroom floor and a hand gun lying on the counter, according a police report.
According to the police report, the 3-year-old aunt was using the bathroom after a day of shopping. She placed her handgun on the counter, and then left the bathroom when her child began acting up outside the bathroom.
The 3-year-old child and his older sister were in the bathroom as well. That's when the toddler grabbed the gun. His older sister told police she thought the gun was one his toy guns and continued filling the bath tub with water.
The 3-year-old was taken to United Regional Medical Center before being taken to Vanderbilt via LifeFlight where he remains in stable in critical but condition.
Sunday, March 10 2013, 03:03 PM CDT
Haslam's chief deputy Claude Ramsey to retire
June 19, 2013 16:41 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Gov. Bill Haslam says chief deputy Claude Ramsey is retiring at the end of August to spend more time with his family in Chattanooga.
The Republican governor said in a news release on Wednesday that the 70-year-old Ramsey has been integral to his administration on key initiatives that include civil service reform, economic development efforts, workforce development training and improved operation of state government.
Ramsey was elected to the General Assembly in 1972 where he served four years in the House. He was Hamilton County's mayor for 16 years.
His last day on the job is August 31.
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DETROIT (AP) -- Porsche is the top performer in an annual survey of new vehicle quality.
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