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No Charges Placed Against 1st Grader Who Brought Gun to School

1/28/2014

January 28, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

No charges have been placed against a seven-year-old boy who brought his mother’s trigger locked .22-caliber pistol with him to Inglewood Elementary School today.  The student showed the gun to a classmate who reported it to a member of the faculty.
          
The 1st grader put the gun into his backpack at home without his mother’s knowledge.  The trigger lock safety device was intact when the gun was recovered at the school this afternoon.
          
Given the student’s very young age, he was allowed to go home in the company of his mother, who was clearly angered by what he had done.

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