According to Starnes, the sixth-grade boy was discussing the Sandy Hook school shootings when the bus driver overheard the conversation and dragged him to the school for questioning.
“He said, ‘I wish I had a gun to protect everyone.’ He wanted to defeat the bad guys,’’ Bruce Henkelman, the boy’s father, told WMAL. “That’s the context of what he said. He wanted to be the hero.”
“The principal told me that with what happened at Sandy Hook if you say the word ‘gun’ in my school you are going to get suspended for 10 days,” he added.
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