Police Come to the Aid of an Attempted Suicide Victim

Murfreesboro police may have gotten to an attempted suicide victim just in time. When police got to the Ramada Inn on Tuesday, they found a 49-year old man who had shot himself in the chin. The victim, who is from Chattanooga, used a .38-caliber handgun on himself in an attempt to commit suicide. Police gave first aid until the Murfreesboro Fire Department and paramedics arrived at the hotel around 2:30 in the afternoon. The man was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville by ambulance. He is expected to recover. His name is not being released.