Gun found on Adams Elementary School property

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) - UPDATE 12:50 p.m.: Davenport police tell TV6 from what they could tell from the condition of the gun, the gun had been "discarded for what appears to be a significant amount of time."

Police will continue to follow up the incident.

UPDATE 12:36 p.m.: City officials say the Davenport Police Department is praising everyone who was involved for their actions following a gun being discovered on school property.

ORIGINAL: The Davenport School District said police are investigating after a gun was found Friday morning on school property.

According to Dawn Saul, DCSD Communications, CitiBus dropped off a rider on the northwest side of Adams Elementary School. As the rider exited the bus, they informed the bus driver that a gun was lying on the grass boulevard.

Saul said the bus driver called Davenport Police and Adams Elementary School. A security employee went out immediately to secure the scene until police arrived to take possession of the gun.

Parents of students at Adams Elementary and Williams Intermediate have been notified.

Saul went on to say, "school administrators and security professionals will continue to focus on the safety of our students."