NYC 8-Year-Old Sells Gun At School For $3

In a disturbing sign of how easy it is for kids to get their hands on firearms, an 8-year-old Queens kid was caught selling a loaded 9mm handgun to another student at school for $3.

The New York Daily news reports the boy and his father were taken into custody and face charges of criminal possession of a weapon. The father, who owned the gun, was also charged with acting in a manner to injure a minor.

When I was 8, I sold my dad’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue for $1 to my best friend during recess. What sort of hustles were you pulling at that age?

8-year-old boy brought a handgun to school and sold it to a classmate for $3 [New York Daily News]