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Toddler Holding Gun Discovered By Police During Traffic Stop

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Chris Fulster, of Broadway Bait Rod and Gun, displays a 9mm semi-automatic pistol at his shop in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, June 26, 2008. The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 to strike down the District of Columbia's 32-year-old ban on handguns as incompatible with gun rights under the Second Amendment. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) | AP

Police made an unusual discovery after pulling over a car during a recent traffic stop in Chicago: An armed 3-year-old.

Police pulled over the car in the city's East Garfield Park neighborhood because they saw children inside that were neither strapped into a car seat nor wearing a seat belt, CBS Chicago reports. Inside the car, they discovered that one of those children -- a 3-year-old girl -- was holding a 9mm handgun later found to contain eight live rounds.

Queshawn King, 19, the driver of the car, was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, endangering the life of a child and possession of a firearm without a valid FOID, the Chicago Tribune reports.

According to the Tribune, King was yelling "Fatty, Fatty, Fatty” -- apparently the toddler's nickname -- during the traffic stop.

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