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A Massachusetts police dog searching for a handgun not only found the weapon but fired it with his paw, a police chief said Sunday.

No one was injured when K-9 search dog Ivan discharged a bullet as he indicated the gun’s location, Lawrence Police Chief John Romero told CNN.

“Everyone on the scene was startled, including Ivan,” Romero said with a chuckle.

Ivan is trained “to paw” if he finds something.

Read Jordana Ossad’s full report at CNN

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