Child finds gun on Wilmington playground

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A boy playing in a park on 10th Street in Wilmington Tuesday afternoon found a gun on the playground, according to police.

Officers with the Wilmington Police Department went the park after the boy's grandmother called 911 to report the gun.

Police seized the weapon and learned that it had not been reported stolen.

Officials say this is a clear example to "show you what's out there."

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