PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A loaded handgun was seized from an Ohio man at Pittsburgh International Airport, the Transportation Security Administration said.
Investigators say TSA officers stopped the Columbiana County man at a security checkpoint on Thursday after spotting the man with the .38-caliber handgun in his carry-on bag.READ MORE: Former Steelers WR Ryan Switzer Says Son Is Moving From ICU After COVID-19 Diagnosis, Surgery
The gun was loaded with two bullets.READ MORE: Suspect Sentenced To 20-40 Years In Prison For Fineview Shooting
The TSA says it is the 14th gun stopped at the Pittsburgh International Airport security checkpoint this year.
Allegheny County Police were called in, seized the weapon and detained the man for questioning. He was eventually allowed to catch his flight.MORE NEWS: Pirates Looking For All-Star Teachers
In 2018, TSA agents stopped 34 firearms at the Pittsburgh airport security checkpoint.