Gun found outside Davenport elementary school


A gun was found outside a Davenport elementary school Friday morning.

A CitiBus rider spotted the gun in a grassy boulevard outside Adams Elementary School. The Davenport Community Schools Security Professional at Adams secured the scene and waited for police to arrive.

Here is the full news release from the Davenport Community School District:

This morning during arrival time, CitiBus dropped off a rider on the northwest side of Adams Elementary School.  As the rider exited the bus, they informed the bus driver that a gun was laying on the grass boulevard.  The bus driver called Davenport Police and Adams Elementary School.  Our Davenport Community Schools Security Professional  based at Adams went out immediately to secure the scene until police arrived to take possession.  Parents of students In Adams Elementary and Williams Intermediate Schools have been notified of this incident. The matter is now in the hands of the Davenport Police for investigation. Our school administrators and security professionals will continue to focus on the safety of our students.

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