CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Transportation Security Administration officers found a handgun in a carry-on bag at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport Saturday, according to a Tuesday release from TSA.
At about 6:30 a.m., TSA officers saw a gun on the X-ray while screening a bag, the release said. Airport police officers confiscated it.
The handgun was not loaded. There was also a four-round magazine in the bag, according to TSA.
In 2022, 12 firearms were found at the airport’s security checkpoints, TSA said. This marks the eighth of 2023.
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