School kids unearth loaded gun during “Archaeology Day”

Published on November 8th, 2013 | by Admin

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A group of 5th-graders in Massachusetts unearthed a loaded gun during a school “Archaeology Day” trip.

At first Wendy Robinson thought it was a joke when one of the fifth-graders participating in this year’s archaeology day yelled “gun” while digging in the dirt near Main Street. She soon saw with her own eyes that three boys wielding garden trowels had unearthed a loaded Smith & Wesson model 10 .38-caliber revolver.

She instructed the children to back away and called the police, who determined the firearm was old and not likely a hazard.

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Story: Eric Goldscheider, Gazettenet | Photo: Gazettenet

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