SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The father of the 12-year-old boy who committed suicide after killing a teacher and wounding two classmates at Sparks Middle School says the handgun his son used was in a case but not locked where it was kept on a shelf above their kitchen refrigerator.
Jose Reyes and his wife, Liliana, told KRNV-TV they weren't aware their son, Jose, knew where the semi-automatic gun was stored but somehow managed to find it.
Reyes won't comment on a Sparks police investigation into whether criminal charges should be filed against any adult who knowingly made a firearm available to the youth.
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