Share story

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Police say the father of an 8-year-old boy who took a loaded gun to his elementary school in Northern California has been arrested for child endangerment.

The East Bay Times reports San Ramon Police on Thursday arrested 30-year-old Anthony O’Donnell on suspicion of child endangerment, criminal storage of a firearm accessible to a child, and possession of stolen property.

Police were called after the boy showed the gun to a classmate on Tuesday at Twin Creeks Elementary in San Ramon.

Officers spoke with the 8-year-old and his parents on Wednesday and found the gun in his backpack. They boy was suspended from school.