北卡罗莱纳州. Madison Cawthorn cited for having a gun at Charlotte airport

一个 TSA spokesperson confirmed that a loaded Staccato 9mm handgun was detected at checkpoint D around 9:00 上午.

Security seized this loaded Staccato 9mm handgun at Charlotte Douglas International Airport on Tuesday morning.

Security seized this loaded Staccato 9mm handgun at Charlotte Douglas International Airport on Tuesday morning. (TSA)

Cawthorn was cited for possession of a dangerous weapon on city property, which is an ordinance of the city of Charlotte, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Cawthorn stated that the firearm was his and he was cooperative with the CMPD officers,” 警察说.

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The firearm was seized and Cawthorn was released.

It’s the second time that Cawthorn has been stopped with a gun at an airport after security personnel found a 9 millimeter handgun in his carry-on bag at Asheville Regional Airport in February 2021, 根据 WSOC.