Police searching for gun used in Odin slaying

July 29, 2013 at 5:31 PM

BRISTOL, Conn., July 29 (UPI) -- Connecticut police are searching a lake where former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez allegedly ditched a gun he used to kill a man.

Hernandez has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of 27-year-old semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd last month. Police have said Hernandez shot Lloyd but the gun used, a .45 caliber Glock, has not been recovered.

WFSB-TV, Hartford, Conn., reported Monday police received an anonymous tip the gun was thrown into a lake in Bristol, Conn., after the shooting.

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