- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 15, 2017

PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) - Palm Bay police say a sixth-grade student brought a handgun to Port Malabar Elementary School and showed it off to his classmates.

Lt. Mike Bandish tells Florida Today (https://on.flatoday.com/2lXBVhc) that police responded to the school at about 9 a.m. Tuesday. Teachers told officers that a classmate had reported the gun, which was a 9mm Glock.

Police charged the boy with possession of a firearm on school campus. Officers found no ammunition on the boy or in the gun.

Brevard Public Schools officials said parents were notified Tuesday about the incident.

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