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Kids Find Guns On Easter Egg Hunt!

Mon Apr 12, 2004 6:20 am

 Wow!

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Updated: 11:27 PM EDT
Children on Easter Egg Hunt Find Guns

FLINT, Mich. (April 10) - A group of children hunting for Easter eggs Saturday during a church event found two loaded handguns outside an elementary school.

Flint police said officers were called to the scene and also recovered a BB gun and a broken toy gun on the grounds of Gundry Elementary School. No one was injured, Sgt. Michael Coote said.

One of the guns discharged when it was dropped, according to a police report, but it was unclear who dropped it.

The pastor of Ruth Street Baptist Church told WJRT-TV that one of the handguns had a bullet in the chamber, and the other handgun's clip had bullets in it.

"It's terrible that something like this has happened," Pastor Namon Marshall told the station.

Coote said he did not know how long the guns had been in the park.

Police opened an investigation after confiscating the weapons.


04/10/04 23:24 EDT


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RE: Kids Find Guns On Easter Egg Hunt!

Mon Apr 12, 2004 11:02 pm

Yeah thats pretty typical for Flint. Not sure if it is actually newsworthy since it would be a common occurrence in that craphole, but I guess since it is easter and everything...
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RE: Kids Find Guns On Easter Egg Hunt!

Mon Apr 12, 2004 11:09 pm

Flint... Isn't that where Michael Moore is from? If he ever decides to make a sequel to Bowling..., he could start in his own hometown  Wink/being sarcastic
 
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RE: Kids Find Guns On Easter Egg Hunt!

Mon Apr 12, 2004 11:10 pm

He already did a documentary on Flint. It's called "Roger & Me."
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RE: Kids Find Guns On Easter Egg Hunt!

Mon Apr 12, 2004 11:16 pm

Yeah, but I doubt he mentioned kids finding guns on Easter Egg hunt  Laugh out loud
 
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RE: Kids Find Guns On Easter Egg Hunt!

Mon Apr 12, 2004 11:18 pm

True enough. I wonder if Moore would even be surprised.

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RE: Kids Find Guns On Easter Egg Hunt!

Tue Apr 13, 2004 12:14 am

From the way he portrayed modern Flint in "Roger & Me," I doubt he wouldn't hesitate to feature this easter piece.
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RE: Kids Find Guns On Easter Egg Hunt!

Tue Apr 13, 2004 3:49 am

I suspect the guns were used in some crime, therefore "hot" and the criminal got rid of them by throwing them into the bushes.

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RE: Kids Find Guns On Easter Egg Hunt!

Tue Apr 13, 2004 4:55 am

Probably MD11Engineer.

But of course the gun grabbers are going to make as much hay out of this as they can.
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