Wed Feb 27, 2013, 08:20 PM
The Straight Story (47,901 posts)
8 students caught passing gun around at elementary school
MEMPHIS, TN -
(WMC-TV) - Eight elementary school students were issued a juvenile summons after passing a gun around on campus.
The police investigation revealed that a 7-year-old boy brought a gun to Ross Elementary School to show to his friends Tuesday. The gun was passed around among eight students.
A 10-year-old boy was in possession of the gun at the time of his arrest.
There were no injuries.
Principal, Ross Elementary School Principal Evette Smith sent a letter home to parents Wednesday.
Here is an excerpt of that letter:
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Wed Feb 27, 2013, 08:26 PM
NYC_SKP (66,498 posts)
1. Police need to pay a visit to the parent/guardian home.
Memphis PD offers free gun locks, FFS.
Read the full letter, click here: http://files.wmctv.com/parentletter.pdf
The school district is reminding parents to help by checking their child's belongings and backpacks every day to make sure they do not bring something dangerous to school.
And parents, remember to safely store your weapons and get a gun lock. If you do not have one, you can get one at any of the Memphis Police Department's nine precincts for free.
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