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Man Brought Loaded Gun to Airport

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    WILKES-BARRE /SCRANTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, PA (WNEP) — A loaded handgun was found inside a carry-on bag at the Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport on Monday.

A TSA officer spotted the gun in an x-ray machine during a checkpoint.

Avoca police responded, confiscated the gun and questioned the man from Florida.

According to the TSA, airport operations were not affected.

This is the fourth time this year a gun was found at a security checkpoint at the airport near Avoca.

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