OGDEN, Utah (ABC4 News) – Officials with the Ogden City Police Department said crews were dispatched to Odyssey Elementary Wednesday after reports of a child finding a loaded gun.
Officers said the child found a .22 caliber Ruger Mark II handgun on the ground of the school property.
The gun was discovered outside the school building near a door leading to the kitchen area of the school, authorities said.
Responding officers collected the gun and have turned it over to CSI for processing. The principal of the school is reviewing surveillance footage to help determine where the gun came from.
Officials said the gun has not been listed as stolen and are working to identify the gun’s owner.