By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – TSA officers confiscated two handguns from two travelers just before Thanksgiving at Pittsburgh International Airport.READ MORE: No One Injured In Partial Building Collapse In Arnold
On Tuesday, November 24, two unrelated incidents occurred, causing TSA to alert Allegheny County Police.
The first occurred when a woman from Arkansas was found to be in possession of a loaded .25 with six bullets and one in the chamber.
The woman claimed the gun belonged to her boyfriend and that she did not need a permit for the gun because she is a resident of Arkansas.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Firefighter Lee Weber Drowns While On Family Vacation In Ohio
County police confiscated the gun and she was arrested.
The second incident occurred when agents found a 9mm handgun in the carry-on bag of a West Virginia man.
The gun was not loaded and police confiscated the gun.MORE NEWS: Closed To Cars, Open To People: BikePGH Hosts 5th OpenStreetsPGH In Hazelwood
So far in 2020, there have been 21 guns found at Pittsburgh International Airport.