Report: Child finds loaded handgun in bush outside elementary school

Published: Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 7:09 AM

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A child found a loaded gun in a bush outside a Richmond elementary school Sunday afternoon, according to our partners with Kicks96.

According to police reports, the child found a Glock handgun with a round in the chamber on the east side of Vaile Elementary School. The child picked up the weapon and flagged down a police officer to hand over the gun.

It’s unknown if the gun is connected to a shooting that happened about five blocks away.

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