Police: Three-Year-Old Found Holding Gun During Traffic Stop

June 4, 2012 Updated Jun 4, 2012 at 4:50 PM EDT

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Police: Three-Year-Old Found Holding Gun During Traffic Stop

June 4, 2012 Updated Jun 4, 2012 at 4:50 PM EDT

It's doubtful she had a permit for that.

According to the Chicago Tribune, a 19-year-old Chicago man was arrested and faces multiple charges in connection with an alleged incident in which police said they found a three-year-old girl holding a gun in the backseat of a car during a traffic stop last week.

The girl threw the gun on the vehicle's floor when an officer tried to take it away, according to the Chicago Tribune report.

Read the Chicago Tribune story HERE.