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Springs Police Say 11-Year-Old Threatened Other Children With A Gun

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – An 11-year-old boy is facing charges after police say he threatened other children with a gun.

The incident happened on Sierra Springs Drive in Colorado Springs on Friday.

(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

The handgun belongs to the boy’s parents. Investigators say the parents stored the weapon properly but the child somehow got a hold of it anyway.

Nobody was injured.

The boy is facing felony and misdemeanor charges. His name is not being released because of his age.

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