(Valparaiso, Indiana) A book donated to the public library was found to contain a gun.
"Somebody just opened it up and said, 'Oh my,' " said Assistant Library Director Phyllis Nelson.Police have the gun as evidence. Exactly for what hasn't been disclosed.
The weapon was described by police as a gold, wooden handle, A.S.M. brand, .31-caliber, single shot, black powder gun.
Nelson said she contacted police and told them the book had been donated to the library. Thousands of books are donated each month, she said, and records are not kept, so there is no way of knowing who dropped off the book or when, she said.
The name of the book is "Outerbridge Reach."