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TSA confiscating more firearms

Posted at 5:28 AM, Jan 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-13 07:48:23-05

TSA agents confiscated more loaded firearms in U.S. airports than they had in any previous year.

More than 3,000 guns were found in carry-on bags in 2016, making for a 28 percent jump from 2015.

Agents in Atlanta found nearly 200 guns. The next hottest spots for firearm confiscations were Dallas, Houston, Denver and Phoenix.