MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office has located the owner of the handgun that was found in a school gym parking lot Wednesday.

The sheriff’s office said that a staff member at Cotaco School found the gun in its case. It was secured by the school’s resource officer.

(photo: Morgan County Sheriff’s Office)

Reportedly, no students were in the area at the time the gun was found.

MCSO said that it possibly fell out of a vehicle during a basketball game on Tuesday night.