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8-Year-Old Sells Loaded Handgun At School

An 8-year-old elementary school student snuck a loaded handgun into his Queens, New York classroom and sold the weapon for $3 to another classmate, according to media reports.

The exchange was discovered only after the student who made the purchase took the loaded 9mm handgun home and showed his mother after the class let out.

The mother then marched up to the school and confronted school officials who alerted the police.

According to police, the father of the student who sold the gun, Ignacio Galvin, 54, was later arrested along with his son on three counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

The father was additionally charged with acting in a manner to injure a minor. He was still in custody as of Thursday (April 28) night.

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