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Mother Shocked After Son Buys Realistic Toy Gun From Ice Cream Truck


I AM PAT HARVEY. PAUL: I AM PAUL MAGERS. A LOCAL MOM WAS SHOCKED WHEN HER SON BROUGHT HOME A TOY BEBE GUN THAT LOOKS LIKE THE REAL THING, CRYSTAL CRUZ WITH THE STORY YOU WILL NOT SEE ANYWHERE ELSE. I WAS SHOCKED. Reporter: JENNIFER, SAID HER 9-YEAR-OLD SON BOUGHT A TOY BEBE GUN OFF OF AN ICE CREAM TRUCK, IT HAS A ORANGE TIP SHE IS CONCERNED. YOU JUST PROBABLY POP IT OFF OR SPRAY PAINT IT, IT LOOKS LIKE A REAL WEAPON. Reporter: OWNER OF THIS ICE CREAM TRUCK VISITS THE NEIGHBORHOOD AND ASKED US TO BLUR HER FACE, SHE SAID HER COMPANY DOES NOT SELL TOY BEBE GUNS BUT INSTEAD TOY CAP GUNS. WE DON’T SELL THE GUNS UNLESS THEY HAVE PARENT PERMISSION. Reporter: DO A LOT OF ICE CREAM TRUCKS SELL THE GUNS. YEAH, THEY SELL THEM. IT NOT ONLY US. OTHER PEOPLE TOO. Reporter: WE FOUND ANOTHER ICE CREAM TRUCK OWNER IN RIVERSIDE SELLING CAP GUNS, OWNER OF THIS TRUCK, SAID THAT KIDS ARE HER MAIN CONCERN. DO YOU THINK YOU WILL STOP SELLING THEM. I AM PRETTY SURE. YAO. Reporter: JENNIFER WANTS ICE CRIME TRUCK TO DISPLAY SIGNAGE OF EVERYTHING SOLD IN THE TRUCK. THE PARENTS SHOULD KNOW. Reporter: A SPOKESPERSON SAID THEY DON’T HAVE CONTROL OVER WHAT AN ICE CREAM TRUCK SELLS IN THE CITY, WE HAVE E-MAILED AND CALLED CITY OFFICIALS AND POLICE, BUT SO FAR WE’VE NOT HEARD BACK.

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