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United States

11 March 2000

Associated Press

CHEHALIS, Washington — Justin Roberts, age 5, was plenty mad at those tattletales across the street. So he pointed his mother's gun at them. "That's not a real gun," said Samantha Dizer and Brandon Howard, ages 8 and 6. Justin lowered his aim toward the ground and pulled the trigger. It was real, all right. No one said much about it. The police came a few days later and took a report, but said no crime had occurred. Justin's mother, Amber Roberts, gave them the... (

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