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  •  Longview, Texas (6+ / 0-)

    KLTV: Gun found in East Texas elementary student's backpack; no one hurt

    Police tell KLTV a gun was found in a child's backpack. Officials with Longview ISD said it was a handgun. The handgun was confiscated from kindergarten student this afternoon as the campus was dismissing for Winter Break. District officials could not say whether or not the gun was loaded. Longview police said they are working to get that information.

    Longview ISD said the child had no malicious intent to their knowledge. Rather it is believed by police and school personnel that he brought the weapon to school to show off to friends. The gun was not discharged and there were no injuries.

    The circumstances seem different, but no less troubling. How did this child get a hold of a gun in the 1st place? The parents are not being safe with their guns.

    At least the school district notified the other parents at the school.

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