. Atlanta airport: ‘Accidental’ gun discharge sends travelers fleeing, no active shooter, 3 injured: officials « JO LEE MAGAZINE

FOX NEWS/An “accidental discharge” of a firearm at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport caused chaos for travelers on Saturday.

Officials announced there was not an active shooter, after numerous social media posts indicated that passengers were evacuating parts of America’s busiest airport. The Transporation Security Administration said early reports indicated that three people suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

“A property search TSO at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport’s (ATL) Main Checkpoint began a bag search due to a prohibited item identified by the X-Ray,” the agency said Saturday.

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