SALT LAKE CITY — Utah authorities now say they'll consider a possible
Police originally said they didn't plan to press charges, but changed course Wednesday after the decision sparked outrage from parents at the Living Planet Aquarium.
Draper police Sgt. Scott Adams tells the Deseret News that the owner of the .380-
He says she placed the weapon on the folded-up changing table to use the restroom Tuesday, but she was distracted by her children on the way out and forgot it.
Adams she was "extremely upset and embarrassed."
Prosecutors will decide whether to file a reckless endangerment charge, which is punishable by up to a year in jail.
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