Trash workers find gun in trash bag near 17th Street

Trash workers found a gun while picking up waste near 12th Avenue and 17th Street Tuesday, according to a Columbus Police Department report.

The workers told police they were crushing trash bags in the rear compartment of the dump truck at about 10:30 a.m. when a gun fell out of one of the bags. The gun was not registered.

The gun was logged into evidence. No further details are available at this time.