ALTON, N.H. (WBZ NewsRadio) — An 8-year-old boy found a gun in the bottom of a New Hampshire lake on Tuesday.
Jackson was on vacation with his family when he found the weapon at the bottom of Lake Winnipesaukee.
According to Alton Police, Jackson noticed shine of the metal, and swam down to grab it. He then told his father, who alerted authorities.
An investigation revealed that the gun had been stolen from a home in Sanbornton, N.H. many years before.
The gun was not loaded, and wasn’t able to function properly. However, police described it to be in “remarkably good condition.”