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American Idol Winner Scotty McCreery Caught With Gun At Airport!

American Idol winner Scotty McCreery had some gun trouble recently.

The popular performer was cited on July 13 at Raleigh Durham International Airport for having a loaded handgun.

Authorities told local media organizations that they found a loaded 9 millimeter handgun in McCreery's backpack at a security checkpoint.

McCreery, 23, told authorities he had been at a firing range and forgot to take the gun out. He was flying to Nashville, Tennessee.

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Authorities say he had a valid concealed carry permit. He was cited for a misdemeanor concealed weapon permit violation and released.

McCreery told WTVD-TV in a statement that he has learned a lesson he won't forget, adding, "I take gun safety very seriously."

The singer is a North Carolina native.

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