(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.