Gun Gesture Gets 6-Year-Old Suspended

Maryland first-grader's parents appeal public school's one-day suspension of their son.
1:37 | 01/03/13

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-- -- -- it seems like a normal six year old loves playing with his Christmas toys and enjoys a good laugh. -- But a letter shared with ABC seven by his family's attorney -- another picture it at a Roscoe are -- elementary assistant principal says on December 20 Rodney was involved -- -- quote serious incident in which he threatened to shoot astute. -- -- -- says his troubles started earlier that day. Aaron Lennon to -- that's and then I has Caesars. And then -- -- pretend violence again. He was sent to the office then later -- again for something similar he says that his teacher said an 83 time when a friend did this. Explaining your fingers like this. She -- -- that I guess -- I. Doesn't get beyond him and he. Added I want -- -- -- me -- does not. A letter from school system attorney says Rodney said Powell -- indicates regardless he had already been war and I don't think the punishment fits the crime. Parents -- and Rodney -- seniors say this could have been handled without suspending a first grader. They're saying he threatened a student threatened to shoot a student. He was playing. They say they're also upset school officials questioned Rodney about things like whether his family owned a gun without -- present I Keller. Already -- -- -- has served the one day suspension but the family says the -- that it needs to be removed from his permanent record.

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