Gun found outside New Haven middle school

(WTNH/ George Roelofsen)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Police are investigating after a gun was found outside of a middle school in New Haven Monday morning.

Police tell News 8 that at 7:14 a.m., officers responded The Roberto Clemente Leadership Academy at 360 Columbus Avenue for a “found property complaint.”

According to police, a school employee had reported finding a handgun. An officer recovered the gun and it was found to be unloaded and without its magazine.

School was not yet in session during the incident. Police say students had only begun to arrive at school after the gun had already been removed.

The gun will be subjected to forensic testing during the investigation.

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