Police rushed to the set of Law & Order: Los Angeles after a real handgun was found close to where the gritty crime series was being filmed.
The drama unfolded Wednesday at 4:30 pm as the cast and crew were filming in the Culver City area of Los Angeles.
Nobody was injured following the discovery of the semi-automatic weapon by a cameraman on the set.
Series spokeswoman Pam Golum said the cameraman spotted the weapon on a rock.
Los Angeles police spokeswoman Karen Rayner told RadarOnline.com that the semi-automatic handgun was in working order.
She confirmed the gun will be test fired with the results logged for possible crime matches.
The crime drama stars detectives Rex Winters (Skeet Ulrich) and Thomas “TJ” Jarusalski (Corey Stoll) plus British actor Alfred Molina who plays Deputy District Attorney Morales.