Screen-shot-2013-05-07-at-9.46.07-AMBecause clearly, he was headed down a path toward the life of a hardened criminal…

Via Fox 43:

A Suffolk school suspended a second grader for pointing a pencil at another student and making gun noises.

Seven-year-old Christopher Marshall says he was playing with another student in class Friday, when the teacher at Driver Elementary asked them to stop pointing pencils at each other.

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“When I asked him about it, he said, ‘Well I was being a Marine and the other guy was being a bad guy,'” said Paul Marshall, the boy’s father. “It’s as simple as that.”

Christopher’s father was a Marine for many years. He thinks school leaders overreacted.

The school is citing their zero-tolerance policy regarding weapons.

Citing a zero-tolerance policy in school districts these days essentially means that administrators will be making decisions based on their zero-intelligence personalities.