Father also arrested after 10-year-old son brings gun to Doral school

The father of a 10-year-old boy has been arrested after his son brought a gun to a Doral school earlier this week.

DORAL, Fla. – The father of a 10-year-old boy has been arrested after his son brought a gun to a Doral school earlier this week.

The incident happened at the Eugenia B. Thomas K-8 Center at 5950 NW 114th Ave.

Police also arrested the student, who had his father’s 9 millimeter handgun in his backpack, they said.

According to a Miami-Dade Schools Police Department arrest report obtained by Local 10 News, Arce Alan Ashbil, 27, did not have any proof of ownership for the gun and kept it stored at home in a bookbag.

No one was hurt.

Ashbil faces a misdemeanor charge under Florida’s safe storage of firearms statute.


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