Youth Player Steals Coach’s Gun, Coach Arrested | Athletic Business

Youth Player Steals Coach’s Gun, Coach Arrested

A South Carolina youth basketball coach has been arrested after a 10-year-old player he was coaching took a gun from the coach’s car and brought it to school.

Isaac Lamon Adams, 36, was had already been barred from owning a gun after a previous conviction.

According to Huffington Post, Adams sent the boy to his car during basketball practice this week to get something and the boy stole the weapon, which was unsecured. 

Adams called the boy’s mother after he noticed the gun was missing.

The mother went to the boy’s school where the principal took the boy to the office and found the loaded Glock model 42 .380 semiautomatic pistol in the child’s waistband.

The boy had not showed anyone or pointed it at anyone. He faces weapons charges as a juvenile.

Adams has been charged with carrying a pistol and possession of a pistol by a person convicted of a crime of violence.

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