HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – A 5-year-old pre-kindergarten student brought a loaded gun to the E.N.
White Elementary school in Holyoke Friday morning. Holyoke Police were called to the school as the principal was made aware a student brought the gun to school in their backpack.
The fully loaded Ruger SR22 contained 10 live rounds. Police made it safe and removed it from the campus.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (CBS Local) — A Tennessee woman allegedly pulled a gun at a McDonald’s restaurant apparently after a mix-up over condiments, police said.
Three employees told authorities that they were working at the fast food restaurant on Nov. 25 when Asia Chauntel Vester, 20, submitted an order in the drive-thru line.
Vester received her food, but then allegedly became upset when she was given ketchup instead of jelly, CBS affiliate WREG reported.
Words were reportedly exchanged and that’s when Vester allegedly pulled out a gun, pointed it at the employees and then drove away, according to the arrest affidavit.
CRESTVIEW, Florida — A woman who bought a baby shower gift at a Florida Goodwill store was shocked when the father-to-be opened the box and found a loaded semi-automatic rifle inside.
Veronica Alvarez-Rodriguez told the Northwest Florida Daily News that she and her husband stopped by the store in Valparaiso on Sunday as they were heading to a friend’s baby shower. She found a Baby Einstein’s bouncer that was unopened and appeared to be brand new for $9.99.
… He shouted, ”You guys got me a gun!” Alvarez-Rodriguez said.
While some of the guests laughed, Alvarez-Rodriguez said she and her husband were shocked. They called the Crestview Police Department.
LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. – A bullet tore through the garage door of a Lincoln County home Monday night.
The incident happened around 7:30 p.m. at Frank Owens’ home on Hunter Rhyne Road.
Owens said he was working in his garage minutes before the bullet shot through the glass door of his garage.
SANFORD, Fla. (WESH) – A man is accused of shooting a 7-year-old child in the knee at a Sanford home while intoxicated. Authorities said they were called to Advent Health Lake Mary just after midnight Sunday for a child who had been shot in the leg.
The woman said her children were playing with Nerf guns with her friend’s child. Her friend’s brother, Anthony Knuth, was also in the room with the children.
Detectives said the mother told them she walked out of the room, heard a loud pop and ran back in to see that her child was bleeding from his knee.
When the woman asked what happened, the children said that “Anthony shot him,” a police report said.
ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A 14-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the head while playing with a gun in what the police are referring to as a reckless injury.
“The mother who lives in the home where all three boys were assembled left the residence,” said Police Chief Stan Standridge in a Press Conference. “Her son was aware of a firearm that was kept by the mother.”
Early information shows the unsupervised kids grabbed the firearm and started passing it around. Then the 14-year-old accidentally shot himself in the head.