Gun In Purse Goes Off In Wyoming Starbucks
December 28, 2011 by UPI - United Press International, Inc.
CHEYENNE, Wyo., Dec. 28 (UPI) — Police in Wyoming said a gunshot reported at a Starbucks cafe was found to have originated from a juvenile’s purse.
Cheyenne Police said officers secured the area after the bullet put a hole through a chair and a wall around 7 a.m. Monday and a girl with a hole in her bag told the officers, “I think my purse went off,” KGWN-TV, Cheyenne, reported Wednesday.
Officers said the girl had and a small, Derringer-type, double-barrel .38 Special inside her purse.
The girl was issued a summons for possession of a firearm by a juvenile, which carries a $750 bond and a mandatory court appearance.
Police said the case is being reviewed by the District Attorney’s Office and further charges are possible.