Boy, 11, Brings Loaded Gun to Queens School: Cops

Kid allegedly bragged to friend that he had pistol in his bag.

Saturday, Mar 19, 2011  |  Updated 10:30 AM EDT
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An 11-year-old boy has been arrested on charges of bringing a loaded gun to school in New York City

The boy arrived at Public School 140 in the Jamaica section of Queens on Friday and bragged to a friend that he had a pistol in his book bag, police told The New York Post.     

The police said the friend told a school safety officer, and the officer checked the boy's bag and found a loaded Glock 9mm semiautomatic gun.     

The boy was arrested on charges of criminal possession of a weapon.

His name was not released because of his age.         

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