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Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Gun Willies In CNY

A gun incident interrupts a middle school basketball game in Utica ...

It's a jumpy, nervous time for America!

A late afternoon basketball game Tuesday between Donovan Middle School and Notre Dame was stopped after an incident involving a 14-year old boy - who was observed by an off-duty policeman as he accidentally dropped a BB gun inside the Donovan gym - as the youth exited the facility, the off-duty cop gave chase - was joined by an on-duty officer outside - WKTV reports that the boy pointed the gun at one of the officers. The boy eventually dropped the weapon. It was then learned the gun was a BB gun.

Police say the teen will face a number of charges.

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PS ::: Guns and preparedness for future "superstorms" are expected to be the centerpieces for New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address, to be given this afternoon at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. I'll be there!
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