Police: 11-year-old brought gun to Mastic Beach school

Police say an 11-year-old brought a gun into an elementary school in Mastic Beach. School officials tell News 12 that the boy brought a handgun

School officials tell News 12 the boy brought a handgun into the Tangier Smith Elementary School.

School officials tell News 12 the boy brought a handgun into the Tangier Smith Elementary School. (3/26/15)

MASTIC BEACH - Police say an 11-year-old brought a gun into an elementary school in Mastic Beach.

School officials tell News 12 that the boy brought a handgun into the Tangier Smith Elementary School.

Police were called after a student told a teacher about the weapon, which was unloaded.

The 11-year-old suspect is charged with juvenile delinquency.

His dad, whose name is not being released to protect the identity of the child, is charged with criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child.

 

 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

The Suffolk County Police Department added new members 1 Suffolk PD welcomes first double amputee to force
Police are searching for a missing elderly man 2 Police search for missing 76-year-old last seen at Port Washington home
According to police, a nearby resident found the 3 Police: Body of young man found in Massapequa Preserve
The LIRR said on its social media that 4 Evening rush difficult on LIRR after Amtrak derailment
Sayville-based political consultant Michael Dawidziak says the bill's 5 Failure of GOP health bill may take toll on Trump administration

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End!

Explore the Twin Forks with News 12's Doug Geed.

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past

News 12's Danielle Campbell digs into Long Island's roots.

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long On The Spot

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long Islanders know about everything and anything.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE