Loaded Gun Found At Memphis International Airport

MEM 9mm 5-7-2014

(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.

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