A 5-year-old was suspended from her Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area kindergarten class for allegedly threatening to shoot a classmate... with a Hello Kitty branded gun that "fires" bubbles from the front.
Yes, a bubble gun.
Luckily the adults involved handled things in a very mature way:
"All I know," the mother told reporters, "is what my daughter has told me and she said she was told she could go to jail, which is a very traumatic thing for a 5-year-old to live with."
Yes, I added the italics. School officials, however, provided their own hysterics.