HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) - A tip led officers in Hartford to a tactical rifle that was hidden in a wooded area.
Police said they received the tip on Saturday around 8 p.m. that the rifle was in the area of Ledyard Street.
Officers canvassed the location.
They eventually located a James Madison .223 caliber rifle with a 30 round magazine and 10 lives rounds, they said.
Police said the rifle was also outfitted with a scope and stabilizing bipod.
The weapon was turned into the police department's property room to be further analyzed.
Investigators are looking into how the weapon ended up in the woods.