Dad Gave Preteen Daughter Shotgun: Cops

Police tell Courant it was for a school project.

Zakirullah Babar

A West Hartford dad was arrested on Sunday, accused of giving his preteen daughter an unloaded shotgun.

Zakirullah Babar, 48, was arrested on Sunday after police were called at 5:30 p.m. about two females and one male playing with pellet guns in a field.

The Hartford Courant reports that Babar’s daughter had an unloaded shotgun and the children were working on some sort of a school project.

Babar was charged him with first-degree reckless endangerment, according to a police reports. 

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