Police in Cranston, Rhode Island, are investigating after they say a 15-year-old student found a loaded gun near the high school Tuesday.
The teen found the .22 caliber pistol behind Cranston High School around 2:15 p.m., according to necn affiliate WJAR.
It was wedged between two pieces of curbstone.
Police say the teen did not touch the gun and told authorities.
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It is unknown how long the gun was there. Police are trying to match it to its owner.