Accidental gun discharge creates chaos at Atlanta airport

.ATLANTA (AP)– An all-clear was offered Saturday at Atlanta’s airport after a weapon unintentionally released in the center’s security screening location, triggering turmoil, authorities stated.Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport authorities stated on Twitter that there was no active shooter at the airport. Atlanta authorities stated no one was reported hurt.The discharge took place around 1: 30 p.m. at the security screening location. The sound sent out social networks into a craze as visitors published videos to Twitter of the resulting mayhem. A ground stop momentarily stopped flights to Atlanta from other airports around the nation.Neither guests nor workers remained in any risk, airport authorities stated.There was no instant word on whether the weapon came from a traveler or worker. An examination is continuous and Atlanta Police Department reacted to the scene.Typical operations resumed at the airport about 3: 30 p.m.Airport authorities have actually not verified the number of shots were fired, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.Copyright © 2021 The Washington Times, LLC. Read More