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Man brings loaded gun to Syracuse airport
Syracuse, N.Y. - A man from Madison County was stopped by TSA officers at Syracuse Hancock airport early Wednesday morning after he was found carrying a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag.
TSA contacted the Syracuse Police who were staffing the checkpoint area and confiscated the weapon, which was loaded with six rounds.
The man, a resident of Chittenango, was allowed to fly to Albuquerque minus the gun.
There was no impact to airport operations.
As a reminder, weapons, including firearms, are not permitted in carry-on baggage.