Boy Brings Gun to School ‘To Protect Himself’

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KEARNS, Utah-- A boy brings a gun to an elementary school in Utah, just days after the Connecticut school shooting.

KTVX reports the 11-year-old was trying to protect himself.

The principal of West Kearns Elementary School sent out a message to parents about the incident Monday.

A lot of parents were outraged.

The boy's gun was reportedly not loaded.

Watch KTVX's full report, in the video above.