TSA stops man from bringing loaded gun onto flight at Westchester County Airport

They say that the 9mm handgun was loaded with seven bullets, including one in the chamber.

News 12 Staff

Sep 20, 2022, 2:11 AM

Updated 575 days ago

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TSA stops man from bringing loaded gun onto flight at Westchester County Airport
The Transportation Security Administration says it stopped a man from bringing a loaded gun onto a flight at Westchester County Airport on Sunday. 
The TSA says the 9mm handgun was loaded with seven bullets, including one in the chamber.
The gun was found on a monitor by a TSA officer as the man's belongings were put into an X-ray unit. 
TSA says the gun was confiscated, and that the man, a resident of Georgia, was arrested. 
They say he  faces a federal financial civil penalty for bringing a gun to an airport security checkpoint.
Officials say it was the third handgun that TSA officers have stopped at the airport checkpoint so far this year.


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