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Boy, 5, Brings Gun to School So Little Brother Won't Find It

 
Boy, 5, Brings Gun to School So Little Brother Won't Find It
Posted Sunday, August 31st 2014 @ 9am  by John Johnson, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – A kindergartner bringing a loaded gun to school is one thing, but the explanation he gave to authorities makes the case more unusual: He says he found it at home and wanted to make sure his 3-year-old brother didn't hurt himself, reports KDKA of Pittsburgh.

"It's a very unique situation," says the police chief in Aliquippa. The boy says he found the loaded .22-caliber handgun on a bed and stuffed it in his backpack because he knew his brother wouldn't look there. When he brought it to school, another student found about it and told a teacher.

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