3 guns seized at local airports in last 2 weeks

50 firearms seized across the country

Published On: May 15 2013 04:32:28 PM EDT   Updated On: May 15 2013 04:34:18 PM EDT

Screeners for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) stopped three loaded guns from making it onto flights from South Florida in the last two weeks.

The TSA said screeners first seized a loaded .380 automatic pistol at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Airport on May 3rd. Then last Thursday, screeners stopped the .40 mm pistol that you see in the above picture .

Also last Thursday, Screeners at Miami International Airport seized a loaded 38 special.

In total, the TSA found a record 50 guns in carry-on baggage across the country in the last week. Of those 50 guns, 45 were loaded and 15 had rounds chambered.