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Grandma Shoots 7 Yr-Old Grandson After Mistaken Him As Home Intruder

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In a shocking and unfortunate case of mistaken identity, a Tampa, Florida grandmother shot her 7 year-old grandson in the middle of the night after mistaken him as an intruder that had broken into her home.

Linda Maddox is a 63 year-old grandmother with twin grandsons.

Maddox and her twin grandsons were sleeping in a bedroom after their father, her son, left to go to work.

At some point during the night, around 1 AM Linda Maddox reportedly heard a chair sliding over her wooden floor.



Alarmed by the noise, Maddox grabbed her .22 caliber gun and fired a shot at the door in the dark.

The next noise Maddox heard was the terrifying scream of her grandson Tyler.

Tyler Maddox, the grandson, who had been shot once in the upper body, was rushed to the hospital listed in critical condition though doctors say he will survive.

Meanwhile, no charges have been filed against the grandmother, Linda Maddox.

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Memphis: Woman Allegedly Shoots Two Men For Flirting With Her Girlfriend

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Memphis Police are reportedly working on a case where a woman allegedly shot two men in a jealous rage for flirting with her girlfriend.



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O.G. ‘Machine Gun Kelly’ Once Shut Down the Whole Floor of The Memphis, TN Jailhouse

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When you hear the name Machine Gun Kelly today, you may think of the rapper Machine Gun Kelly of Bad Boy/Interscope, known for his song "Wild Boy" featuring Waka Flocka Flame which made him an instant national sensation. What you may or may not have heard is the story of the original gangster (O.G.) "Machine Gun Kelly," who was raised in Memphis and was known, at one time, as 'the most dangerous man in America.'



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Memphis LGBT Community Wary: Gather Together After Orlando Shooting

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Following the Orlando shooting massacre at Pulse, a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that ended in 50 people being killed, members of the LGBT community in Memphis and surrounding areas came together to hold a vigil mourning the loss of lives and more.

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