Kids caught playing with AK 47

by Christa Lollis

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Lufkin police say charges will be filed against a father who left a fully loaded AK 47 out where his kids could get to it.

It happened in the 500 block of Sandybrook Drive in Lufkin. A witness saw a 13-year-old boy holding the gun in his front yard. He was babysitting his 11 and 2-year-old siblings at the time. When police arrived they found the AK 47 was loaded with a round in the chamber.

Investigators are still working the case and taking statements.