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Loaded handgun confiscated at Buffalo airport

Officials found and confiscated a loaded .38-caliber handgun on a Baltimore-bound passenger at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport over the weekend, the Transportation Security Administration announced Monday morning.

The handgun, loaded with five rounds, was found in the man’s carry-on bag as he passed through the airport’s security checkpoint Friday night. The TSA officer staffing the X-ray machine detected the gun.

The man, whose name has not been released, was charged with an unspecified weapons charge. Officials also said there was no disruption of airport operations.