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Passenger Checking Gun Accidentally Shoots Airline Employee

A United Airlines employee is recovering after being shot at Louis Armstrong International Airport.

The man was shot Monday morning when a passenger was attempting to check his rifle. The weapon fired and hit the airline employee in the leg.

The United employee is expected to recover. The owner of the rifle has been cited for negligent injury.

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