Police in Hagerstown are investigating the discovery of a loaded handgun.
Two juveniles found the weapon by a row of bushes, located on the property of Washington Gardens Apartments, authorities said.
One of the juveniles told police that he had shot off one round into the ground when he found it. Officers checked that area and was able to determine that one round had been fired in some mulch.
Investigators said the handgun was reported lost by an unidentified agency.