turned out to be a .22 caliber pistol
The phone becomes a gun by sliding the keypad, making the stubby antenna the barrel. It is fired by touching a key on the keypad
-A police spokesman said: 'This is the first time such a weapon has been seized and shows the sophistication that the crime syndicates are turning to. 'Tests are being carried out to see if it has been used recently or has been involved in any shooting attacks.' The raid in a Naples suburb was part of an operation against the Gionta crime family of the Camorra, the port city's version of the Mafia.
The 22 cal cell phone gun video
If they can turn cell phones into guns I guess they could turn almost anything into a gun. Or any item into some sort of a weapon.
Rafael Simon door-breaching rifle grenade (The Simon)