Thursday, February 03, 2011

Get a Rope!

Cops Charge 7-Year-Old for Bringing Toy Gun to Class | NBC Philadelphia: "A 7-year-old child allegedly shot a Nerf-style toy gun in his Hammonton, N.J., school Jan. 18. No one was hurt, but the pint-size softshooter now faces misdemeanor criminal charges.

Hammonton Police began an investigation into the “suspicious activity” at the Hammonton Early Childhood Education Center Jan. 18 after school officials alerted them to the incident.

The 'gun' the child brought to school was a $5 toy gun, similar to a Nerf gun, that shoots soft ping pong type balls, according to the school's superintendent.

Officials also say that there was no evidence of anyone being threatened. The child's mother told school officials that she didn't know her son brought the toy to school."


Anonymous said...

Sometimes - make that often - I think this country has lost its mind.

And, believe me when I tell you that I softened that comment quite a bit because I know that this is a family blog.

That type of story does not help my high blood pressure.


Anonymous said...

A device that fires soft ping pong ball projectiles is not an "imitation gun" and the kid should be released immediately and all charges dropped.