Rashaad L. Byrd held after boy, 7, allegedly brings loaded gun to Elgin school

December 13, 2013 (ELGIN, Ill.)

Rashaad Byrd was arrested after a seven-year-old found Byrd's gun and brought it to school in Elgin.

Another student saw the gun in the boy's backpack and told a teacher.

Byrd was apparently staying with the child's family.

Byrd also faces charges of not having a firearm owner's identification card, and for misdemeanor child endangerment.

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