LA CROSSE, WI -

La Crosse police say a city maintenance worker found a Browning 9mm handgun while cleaning a storm sewer Friday morning.

The handgun was found in about 6 inches of water at a storm sewer at 11th and Vine Streets. Police say it was unloaded and not in workable condition, police said.

Based on the serial number on the handgun, it does not appear to have been reported stolen, police said. They are still investigating.