The County Sheriff's Office says guards spotted the gun as Prince Akeen Kamoory El Akando was trying to get through security on Wednesday.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man was taken to jail after being accused of trying to take a loaded gun into the Allegheny County Courthouse.

The County Sheriff’s Office says guards spotted the gun as Prince Akeen Kamoory El Akando was trying to get through security on Wednesday.

(Courtesy: Allegheny Co. Sheriff’s Office)

They say he ran when he was confronted.

He returned around 30 minutes later to surrender.