Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Defense Attorney Charged with Gun Offense

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Defense Attorney Charged with Gun Offense

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A Pittsburgh defense attorney has been charged with carrying a firearm in a court facility after he failed to declare he had a loaded gun with him when he entered the Allegheny County Courthouse on Tuesday morning.

Komron Jon Maknoon, 47, of Coraopolis will receive the third-degree misdemeanor summons in the mail, said Allegheny County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Kevin Kraus.

Mr. Maknoon entered the courthouse on the Grant Street side about 9:15 a.m. carrying a duffel bag as well as a vinyl messenger bag.

He did not tell the guards working the metal detectors that he had a weapon with him, and it was revealed by the X-ray machine, Chief Deputy Kraus said.

The guards found a 9 mm Springfield XD in an outer pocket of the messenger bag that had Mr. Maknoon's initials on it. …

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