TSA finds two loaded guns at Memphis airport

By: AP
By: AP

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The Transportation Security Administration says two loaded guns have been found at a security checkpoint at Memphis International Airport.

The TSA says the weapons were found in passengers' carry-on bags on Sunday.

In both cases, airport police were notified and they took possession of the bags and firearms. Both passengers were cited on local charges.

TSA officers at have found 13 firearms at the Memphis airport's security checkpoint this year. A total of 18 firearms were found at the airport last year.


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