Washington State Patrol Trooper Guy Gill tweeted about the strange incident on May 24. His tweet has since collected over 1,900 'likes' and more than 1,100 retweets - and still counting. "Driver saw a small 'black object' in the air while driving on I-5 and it struck the front of his car. He drove about 18 miles, stopped for gas, and found this," he tweeted.
By found this, he means...
Well...this is a first ! Driver saw a small "black object" in the air while driving on I-5 and it struck the front of his car. He drove about 18 miles, stopped for gas, and found this. We recovered it and turned it over to @LakewoodPD. pic.twitter.com/Oo3KlbW362- Trooper Guy Gill (@wspd1pio) May 24, 2018
As the tweet says, the gun was recovered and turned over to Lakewood Police Department. It was found to be missing its magazine, reports Seattle Times.
"You know some "responsible gun owner" forgot their gun on the roof of their car," one Twitter user commented on the post. "Imagine it had gone through the windshield and injured the driver. That would have been a whole new level of gun violence," said another.Click for more trending news