Columbus, OH, police officer Peter Casuccio has a very scary message for two boys 11 and 13 playing with a realistic looking air pistol Saturday evening.
"This is getting kids killed all over the country," Casuccio told the boys, explaining that he nearly opened fire on them after being dispatched on a call about two boys playing with a gun.
Officer Casuccio is later shown talking to the mother of the 11-year-old, saying he drew on the boys when he arrived on the scene, 10TV reports.
"I pulled up and I’m not gonna lie, I drew down on them. He freaks out and he starts to pull the gun out of his waistband."
"He coulda shot you for that, you know that?" the mother is heard saying.
The video ends with Casuccio's final thoughts:
"The last thing I ever want to do is shoot an 11-year-old, man. Because your life hasn’t even gotten started yet and it could have ended because I wouldn’t have missed. I could have killed you. I want to think about tonight when you go to bed. You could be gone. Everything you want to do in this life could have been over."