Sheriff, FBI investigate gun found at Peoria airport

By WEEK Producer

May 7, 2014 Updated May 7, 2014 at 11:48 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. – The Peoria County Sheriff’s Department and the FBI are investigating an abandoned gun found in a bathroom at the Peoria International Airport.

Airport Director Gene Olson says the weapon was found Tuesday in a public bathroom before the security check point and confiscated.

An investigation in ongoing.