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Police: Man concealed handgun behind child's car seat

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Christopher K. Hines (Source: LMDC) Christopher K. Hines (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A man is facing charges after an altercation that started inside a downtown hospital, spilled out into the street and end with a handgun hidden near children.

An arrest reports says Christopher K. Hines, 20, of Louisville, was one of the two people involved in the altercation at Norton Hospital on E. Chestnut Street around 3:50 p.m. April 10.

The other person involved told Louisville Metro Police that Hines had placed a loaded .40 caliber handgun behind a car seat inside a minivan. The report says two small children were inside the minivan at the time. One child was in the car seat and the weapon was within reach of the other child in the back of the van.

Police said Hines hid the gun to prevent arriving officers from finding it.

Hines was arrested on charges of wanton endangerment and tampering with physical evidence.  

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