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Chicago Toddler with Handgun Pulled Over

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Queshawn King was stopped this week during a routine traffic stop when they noticed the three-year-old in the back seat was holding a 9mm handgun.  Queshawn was acting nervous when he asked him to step out of the car and started to yell at the toddler by her apparent nickname, “Fatty”, multiple times.

chicago toddler handgunA police sergeant approached the front passenger side of the car and saw the child holding the handgun. When he tried to retrieve it, she threw the 9 mm weapon to the floor.

King was charged with felony unlawful use of a weapon for having a loaded weapon inside the vehicle, misdemeanor endangering the life and health of a child, and misdemeanor possession of a firearm without a valid FOID (Firearms Owner’s Identification) card.

The craziest part of this story?  The 3-year old’s mother, grandmother, and father were all int he car when this happened!

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