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A South Florida father is being charged with felong after his 6-year-old daughter brought a gun to school. Homestead police said that after being told a student had been discovered in possession of a handgun, officers were dispatched to Keys Gate Charter School located at 2000 SE 28th Ave.
Investigators determined that the boy’s father, Reginald McCoy, 39, put the gun in the backpack and forgot it for unknown reasons when the student was taken to school. Police said the gun was discovered in the boy’s backpack. However, the boy did not fire or hold the gun and there were no injuries or threats to anyone, 10 Local reported.
According to a statement issued by the school, a student saw the weapon and reported it to an adult. The gun, however, was reportedly not loaded. A copy of a statement that was distributed to parents by a representative of Keys Gate Charter School.
It read in part: “We are very proud of a student who saw a suspicious item and immediately reported it to a trusted adult. The item turned out to be an unloaded gun brought in by a young student. We immediately involved the police and no student or the staff was ever in danger.
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The age of Reginald McCoy is 39 years.
Reginald McCoy is being charged with felong
The outlet said McCoy was arrested on Thursday, January 26, and booked into the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center and faces charges of child neglect, which is a third-degree felony, and culpable negligence. He is being held on a $5,500 bond.
Keys Gate Charter School is governed by the Florida Charter Educational Foundation, Inc. and is a member of the Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) family of schools according to information on its Facebook page. “It is a free public charter school that educates students in grades K-8 who reside in Florida.”
Most notably, the Newport News Virginia school shooting shocked the nation earlier this month when a 6-year-old student shot a teacher named Abigail Zwerner. The boy shot him after they got into an altercation in a classroom. Zwerner, after surgeries and physical therapy, is recovering at home. Investigators have not released details about how the boy gained access to the gun and was brought to the school. Since then, the family has defended the action through a lawyer, stating that the weapon was insured.Read More……