Loaded Gun Found At Memphis International Airport

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(Memphis) A loaded gun was found in a carry on bag at Memphis International Airport around 5:30 Wednesday morning.

The gun, a 9 mm Sig Sauer, was in bag belonging to a man from Franklin, Tennessee.

The man was flying to New Orleans via Houston.

It appears the passenger forgot the gun was in his bag.

Mark Howell, a regional spokesperson for the TSA reminds people to check their bags for any banned items before leaving home.

This is the ninth gun found this year at the airport where a total of 18 were found in 2013.

1 Comment

  • hootie2

    This happens all the time. This is not anything new, but it is disturbing that all these gun owners “forget” where their gun is.

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