Woman Cited For Having Gun At West Virginia Airport

A Kentucky woman has been cited after trying to bring a loaded gun onto a plane at a West Virginia airport.

The Transportation Security Administration says in a news release, that a TSA¬†agent found this handgun in one of the woman’s carry-on bags at a security checkpoint on Monday at Tri-State Airport near Huntington.

TSA officers contacted airport police, who confiscated the gun and cited the woman on a state weapons charge.

The statement says the woman, a resident of Martin, Kentucky, forgot she had the gun with her.

T he woman’s name was not released.

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