Gun confiscated from kindergartner at school

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COLUMBUS, Ohio --- According to a tweet by the Columbus Ohio Police, a gun was confiscated from a six-year-old as he entered school on Friday, January 11.

Africentric School staff reported that they received a tip that a kindergartner was walking towards the entrance of the school with what appeared to be a heavy object in his pants.

Police reported that the student was stopped at the entry door by a CPD Resource Officer. Africentric is a k-12 school and the high school resource officer recovered the handgun from the boy.

The child will not be charged with any crimes because of his age.

"If you've taken the time to read this please take the time to make sure guns in your home are secure.", stated CPD in a tweet.

This incident is under investigation.