Loaded Gun Found in Tucson Airport Terminal
October 05, 2007
Tucson International Airport was evacuated yesterday after authorities discovered a loaded gun in a men’s room.
The handgun was found in a trash can in the west concourse in an area past the security checkpoint.
It was unknown who put the gun in the trash or why.
An airport spokeswoman said authorities had no explanation for how someone managed to get the gun past security. The Transportation Safety Administration is investigating the security breach.
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cpd169 @ 10/6/2007 4:43 AM
I've read that the U.S. Secret Service Training Academy teaches their new agents that "There's no such thing a "secure" area, and often been told that the price of freedom is eternal vigilance (and those warriors who're at the sharp end of the spear). This story just proves that both are true.
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