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애틀랜타 공항에서 우발적인 무기 방출로 패닉, 비활성 슈터: 공무원

애틀랜타 공항에서 우발적인 무기 방출로 패닉, 비활성 슈터: 공무원

The accidental discharge of a passenger’s weapon at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport sparked widespread panic Saturday afternoon.

에 따르면 성명 from the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA), the incident occurred at approximately 1:30 오후. local time during a bag search at the airport’s main checkpoint after aprohibited itemwas identified by the X-Ray.

A property search TSO asked the passenger not to touch the property, but as he opened the compartment containing the prohibited item, the passengerlunged into the bag and grabbed a firearm, at which point it discharged.The passenger then immediately fled the scene and ran out of an airport exit.

This incident underscores the importance of checking personal belongings for dangerous items before leaving for the airport,” 성명서는 말했다, noting that TSA officers have detected more than 450 firearms at Atlanta Airport checkpoints in this year alone.

One witness captured the aftermath of the firearm discharge on video, which shows passengers on the ground scrambling for safety and various items strewn across the floor. TSA said three individuals sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Atlanta Airport confirmed the incident was not an active shooter event, though a temporary ground stop was initiated while the Atlanta Police Department investigated the incident, per the TSA statement.

There is not an active shooter,” the airport 트윗. “There was an accidental discharge at the Airport. There is no danger to passengers or employees.Two hours later, the airport announced officials hadgiven an all-clearfor normal operations to resume.

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Guns are permitted in checked baggagewhen they are unloaded and packed in a locked, hard-sided case,” per TSA.

Firearms, particularly loaded firearms, introduce an unnecessary risk at checkpoints, have no place in the passenger cabin of an airplane, and represent a very costly mistake for the passengers who attempt to board a flight with them,” 추가된 진술.

Law enforcement is currently investigating the incident.