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8-year-old takes gun to school in Syracuse
Syracuse, N.Y. (AP) - Police are trying to find out where a second-grader got the unloaded handgun he brought to his elementary school and showed to a friend in the lunchroom.
Syracuse City School District officials said the 8-year-old student brought the .22-caliber gun to McKinley-Brighton Elementary School on Tuesday.
They said he and a friend were playing with the gun in the lunchroom when a staff member spotted the weapon and took it away.
Officials say the gun was unloaded
Syracuse police were called and are investigating the incident.
No arrests have been announced.
A school district official says the district is reviewing its safety protocols.