Kill Devil Hills police recover gun it had warned public about at beach

KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (WITN) – Police said they’ve recovered a gun it had warned the public to be on the lookout for at its beach.

Kill Devil Hills police said on Wednesday that it got a call about a gun being found on the beach near the Atlantic Street beach access.

Officers said the .270 Winchester bolt-action rifle recovered is the same believed to have been part of a suicide related investigation from back on February 12th.

Police said their original release referenced the possibility of a handgun being missing but that they later determined that to not be the case.

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