TSA finds loaded firearm at Lubbock airport

TSA finds loaded firearm at Lubbock airport

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LUBBOCK, Texas -

TSA found a loaded firearm at the security screening checkpoint at Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport. 

This is the ninth firearm found this year.

The .380 caliber Smith and Wesson was detected in a carry on bag during checkpoint x-ray screening.

Lubbock Airport Police took possession of the weapon and interviewed the passenger. The passenger was later allowed to continue.

Possible criminal charges will be left up to law enforcement.

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