Loaded handgun found at Dallas elementary school

Police found a loaded handgun outside a Dallas elementary school on Wednesday.

Dallas ISD police said a group of 9-year-olds went into a restroom at William B. Miller Elementary on Wednesday and one of those students told a teacher that one of the boys in the group had a gun. During that time the student opened a window and threw the gun out of the window, where it was found by the teacher.

Dallas ISD police said they couldn’t charge anyone with a crime because no one was in possession of the firearm when they arrived on the scene.

The principal of Miller Elementary wrote in a letter sent home to parents that “if you have firearms in your home, I urge you to make sure they are kept locked away in a safe location out of your children’s reach.”

The principal also urged parents to talk to their children about gun safety.

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