CHICAGO (CBS) — Police found a loaded gun Monday evening when they were called to the scene of a crash on Lake Shore Drive.
Early Monday evening, police were called to the scene of a crash on Lake Shore Drive near Oakwood Boulevard. Photos from the scene showed a white sport-utility vehicle and a red car that looked to be damaged, but police did not immediately provide any details about the crash or whether anyone was injured.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Storms Headed Our Way After Midnight; Damaging Winds And Heavy Rain Possible
Lake Shore Drive had to be shut down at the scene following the crash.
Police said they quickly “secured” everyone involved, and found a loaded gun.
Officers from the CPD traffic unit and @ChicagoCAPS02 responded to a traffic crash in the 3900 block of S. Lake Shore Drive. Officers acted quickly and secured all individuals involved. Further investigation lead to one load firearm being recovered. #CPDMediaCar pic.twitter.com/LA7I9nZJafREAD MORE: Years After Promise Of $100,000 From State And Photo-Op Prop Check, AMVETS Post 14 In Clinton, Illinois Has Not Seen A Dime
— Chicago Police (@Chicago_Police) May 25, 2021
A photo showed a handgun with an extended clip.MORE NEWS: Some Residents Say A Bears Move To Arlington Heights Would Benefit Community, Others Say It Would Bring Unwelcome Traffic And Crowds
Further details were not immediately available.