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Hudson homeowner finds rifle wrapped in wall

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crime and courts River Falls, 54022

River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

A homeowner on Sixth Street was doing was some remodeling when he made a rather unsettling discovery.

According to Lt. Eric Atkinson of the Hudson Police Department, while removing some drywall, the homeowner found part of a .22-caliber rifle wrapped in plastic behind the Sheetrock. The stock of the gun had been removed and the barrel had been sawed off.

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Det. Geoff Willems said the department is checking with other law enforcement agencies about the gun and with bulletins listing weapons suspected of being used in crimes.

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