Gun seized at FLL earlier this week

No guns were stopped at Miami International Airport

Published On: Jan 30 2013 03:20:59 PM EST   Updated On: Jan 07 2013 11:33:19 AM EST
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - -

Only one gun was seized at South Florida airports in the last week, according to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

TSA screeners said that they seized a .380 handgun at a Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport security checkpoint on New Year's Day. The gun was loaded when it was stopped.

No guns were found at Miami International Airport in the last week.

In all, TSA screeners stopped 26 guns from making it onto flights across the country in the last week. Nineteen of those guns were loaded.