NEWS BRIEF: Record-breaking number of guns found at airport this year

Guns run through ATL airport

Guns For Jason015 from 2003 CL Photo File. No photo credit.
Photo credit: CL File
Firearm seizures at Atlanta's airport spiked dramatically in the first nine months of 2021, despite a continuing reduction in passenger numbers due to the pandemic. The Transportation Security Administration discovered 391 guns in luggage at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, an increase from 220 last year. The TSA said it’s been a record year for the number of weapons uncovered at the airport’s security checkpoints. newsobserver.com