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CHEEKTOWAGA, NY - A man from Chautauqua County was caught at Buffalo Niagara International Airport Thursday morning with a loaded gun inside his carry-on.

The gun, which TSA officers say was loaded with six rounds, was confiscated by NFTA police. Police say the handgun belonged to a man from Silver Creek but his name has not been released.

This is the first gun found in a carry-on this year at the airport in Cheektowaga. In 2013, four firearms and several knives were confiscated.

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