6-year-old caught with handgun in pants at Ohio school will not be charged

6-year-old caught with handgun in pants at Ohio school will not be charged
(Source: Columbus police)

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Ohio police say a kindergartner was caught with a gun in his possession at a Columbus school.

Staff at Columbus' Africentric School noticed the boy was walking into school on Friday with a heavy object in his pants.

He was encountered at the entry door and the handgun was recovered from the student.

“If you’ve taken the time to read this post please take the time to make sure guns in your home are secure for your safety and for the safety of others,” the Columbus Police Department warned on Facebook.

Because of his age, the boy will not be charged.

The investigation is ongoing.

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