9-Year-Old Caught With BB Gun in School

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An Atlanta third-grader has been suspended for bringing a gun to school.  After being alerted by other students, a teacher at Sarah Smith Intermediate School discovered the weapon in the 9-year-old boy’s backpack.

Atlanta Public Schools spokesman Keith Bromery told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the gun was not loaded and was believed to be a BB or air gun.

School officials alerted Atlanta police.  The boy is suspended pending the result of a tribunal.

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