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Individual Shoots Themself at Nashville International Airport

Individual Shoots Themself at Nashville International Airport

BY DANIEL MENA 169d AGO 0 COMMENTS

An individual was injured at Nashville International Airport earlier today after discharging his weapon in the baggage claim area, sources say.

 

An armed individual entered Nashville Airport through the baggage claim level earlier today.

 

A statement was released to the airport's social media pages, describing the incident:

 

"This morning at 7:07 A.M., an individual entered the baggage claim level of Nashville International Airport with a firearm, threatening to harm themselves. The individual discharged the firearm - subsequently injuring themselves."


 

An incident involving a firearm occurred at Nashville Airport today. Photo: Nashville International Airport

 

No one besides the individual with the firearm sustained a major injury, and the airport has resumed its normal operations. Police currently have the individual in custody, where they are providing medical treatment. Regardless, the experience is a reminder of the record number of problems passengers have been causing in airports and airplanes across the country.

 

This is a developing story. More information will be released as it becomes available.

Daniel Mena
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