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Florida man arrested twice this month for bringing loaded gun to airport

Posted at 7:25 AM, Nov 29, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been arrested for the second time this month for trying to bring a loaded gun through a TSA checkpoint.

TSA officials say the unidentified man was arrested at Syracuse Hancock International Airport on Thursday after he was caught at a checkpoint with a loaded gun in his luggage.

TSA spokesperson Lisa Farbstein tweeted a picture of the gun and bullets. She said the same man was caught 21 days ago with a different loaded gun at another airport in upstate New York.

In both incidents, officials said the man claimed he didn’t know he had a loaded gun with him.