MOON TOWNSHIP, P.A. – A Marion County man was stopped after trying to bring a gun into the Pittsburgh International Airport.
Transportation Security Administration officials stopped a Montana Mines man after he was caught trying to bring a 9mm handgun with a bullet in the chamber through the security checkpoint.
TSA officers saw the weapon in the man’s carry-on bag, and called the Allegheny County Police, who confiscated the firearm.
It’s the 35th weapon recovered at the checkpoint by the TSA this year, setting a record for most guns stopped in a calendar year at the Pittsburgh airport.