Loaded gun found in carry-on at Richmond airport

Loaded gun found in carry-on at Richmond airport
The .380-caliber handgun was detected by an X-ray machine.

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Fredericksburg man was arrested Thursday at Richmond International Airport after a loaded handgun was found in his carry-on luggage.

The .380-caliber handgun was identified by the X-ray at the security checkpoint.

The gun is the ninth that has been confiscated at the airport this year. In 2017, 18 guns were confiscated by TSA at security checkpoints in Richmond.

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