ROANOKE, Virginia — Federal authorities say a loaded handgun was found in a carry-on bag at Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport.
The Transportation Security Administration says airport police confiscated the weapon and the airport's operations weren't affected.
The agency says a TSA officer staffing a checkpoint X-ray machine discovered the .40-caliber handgun in a Moneta man's carry-on bag. The gun was loaded with 15 rounds, including one in the chamber.
The incident occurred Monday.