TSA announces record weapon confiscation

TOPEKA, Kan.(KSNT)- TSA screeners recovered a record number of firearms during airport screenings last year.

According to the Department of Homeland Security, screeners discovered more than 22 hundred firearms, most of them loaded.That averages out to about six per day and 22-percent more than the previous year.The top five airports for firearm discoveries were Dallas/Fort Worth, Atlanta, Phoenix, Houston and Denver.

The number one passenger excuse was forgetting they had firearms with them.

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