By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network
A Christian County (Hopkinsville) Kentucky middle school student was arrested for bringing a gun to school. The boy, age 13, brought the gun to school and showed it to other students. It was a .45 caliber handgun with ammunition. While the weapon was not fired and it does not appear that the student intended on using the gun, the presence of the gun in the middle school did create a danger to the students and teachers. The gun could have accidentally been fired. Another student could have grabbed the gun and discharged it. The gun could have been used to threaten others. The combination of the gun with teenagers in a school system was a dangerous. Fortunately, nobody was injured or threatened with the gun.
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