No, an Uzi Was Not Found at a Philadelphia Charter School

It was a totally different kind of terrifying-looking gun.

not an uziOn Monday,  according to police, the assistant dean at the Walter D. Palmer Leadership Partners Charter School on Harbison Avenue in the Frankford section of Philadelphia found a loaded gun inside a locker during renovations.

CBS Philly quickly reported that the gun was an Uzi, and people really freak out about Uzis. But it turns out it was just a 9mm handgun from MasterPiece Arms, like the one seen here.

The School District isn’t answering any questions about the gun, since Walter D. Palmer is a charter school. And as for the school itself, they hung up on me when I called to get a comment. But rest assured, parents: It was not an Uzi.




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  • Allison Kelsey

    Video by arms reviewers of the MPA 9mm: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1aCxlBsNr4 It might not be an Uzi, but it’s a serious gun. What was the age of the student who had it in his/her locker?

  • nissi-n-philli

    What part of “zero tolerance,” do we not understand, a GUN is a GUN, is a GUN!