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9 Year Old Finds Gun in Theater

9 Year Old Finds Gun in Theater

TAMPA, Fla. (970 WFLA/AP)- Police say a 9-year-old boy found a gun inside a bathroom stall at a movie theater in Tampa's Ybor city neighborhood.

The incident happened on Father's day, while the boy and his 15-year-old brother were attending a 3 p.m. showing of ``Man of Steel.''

Tampa police say the boy went to the bathroom. He found a loaded glock 26 on top of a toilet paper dispenser in the theater's restroom . The child told his father, 48-year-old Marine Veteran Wesley Noland.

Norland says he took the gun and his son into a private bathroom designed for families and called 911. He disarmed the gun and put it on a diaper changing table.

Police took the gun and are trying to find the owner.

 

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