Gun detected at TSA checkpoint in Virginia - WVVA TV Bluefield Beckley WV News, Weather and Sports

Gun detected at TSA checkpoint in Virginia

Posted: Updated:

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A Virginia man who authorities say brought a loaded handgun to the airport has been cited.

The Daily Press reports Transportation Security Administration officers found the handgun in a carry-on bag at Norfolk International Airport on Sunday.

The TSA says the gun was a .380-caliber handgun that was loaded with seven bullets and was detected as it went through an X-ray machine.

Airport police confiscated the man's gun and cited him.

Information from: Daily Press,

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by Frankly