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Rep. Cawthorn cited for having gun at Charlotte airport

WNCN Raleigh logo WNCN Raleigh 4/26/2022 Jeff Reeves
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WNCN) – Rep. Madison Cawthron was cited for having a gun at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport on Tuesday, Queen City News reported.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police confirmed to QCN that the exact citation has been classified as a "weapon law violation."

The TSA confirmed to CBS 17 that a 9mm handgun was discovered at Checkpoint D but would not identify the passenger who had the weapon.

The image provided to CBS 17 by the TSA shows a loaded Staccato C2.

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This isn’t the first time Cawthorn has been caught with a firearm at an airport.

In Feb. 2021, Cawthorn had a loaded 9mm at Asheville Regional Airport.

Cawthorn was not charged with a crime for the Feb. 2021 incident.

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