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Loaded gun found in bag of donated clothing

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

While going through a bag of donated clothing, a Blessed Sacrament worker found a loaded handgun, police said.

The weapon was discovered Wednesday afternoon at 324 W. Huntington in a plastic sack of donated clothes, according to the initial incident report.

The silver and black 9mm handgun had 10 rounds in the magazine, Officer John Shipman said.

He collected the firearm and checked to see if had been stolen. It had not.

He then attempted to call the woman who had dropped off the clothing but was unsuccessful.

Shipman placed the weapon in the evidence room for the owner to claim or for disposal.

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