Gun found in East Aurora man's bag at airport

Posted: 4:17 PM, Mar 28, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-28 20:17:47Z

An East Aurora man is facing charges after a handgun was found in his laptop case the Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

The NFTA Police says it happened Monday morning. A loaded 9mm handgun was spotted as the man’s laptop case went through an X-ray machine.

The man was cited on weapons charges. His name was not released.

TSA officials say this is the third gun their officers have intercepted so far this year.

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