PALM BAY, Fla. – Palm Bay police say a sixth-grade student brought a handgun to Port Malabar Elementary School and showed it off to his classmates.
Lt. Mike Bandish tells Florida Today that police responded to the school at about 9 a.m. Tuesday. Teachers told officers that a classmate had reported the gun, which was a 9mm Glock.
Police charged the boy with possession of a firearm on school campus. Officers found no ammunition on the boy or in the gun.
Brevard Public Schools officials said parents were notified Tuesday about the incident.