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Second-grader suspended for holding pencil like a gun

Posted By admin On May 8, 2013 @ 4:48 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

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May 8, 2013

A Suffolk, Va., second-grader was suspended for pointing a pencil at a fellow student and making gun-like noises, a school spokeswoman said.

Christopher Marshall, 7, said he and a classmate were playing in class at Driver Elementary School Friday when the teacher asked them to stop pointing pencils at each other.

“I was being a Marine and the other guy was being the bad guy,” Christopher later explained to his father, Paul Marshall, a former Marine.

The Suffolk school system has a “zero tolerance policy” on weapons, WAVY-TV, Portsmouth, Va., noted.

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