Video: Gospel music artist William Murphy arrested for taking a gun to airport

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William Murphy Mug Shot

According to Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Bishop William Murphy was arrested Wednesday afternoon for allegedly taking a gun to the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Bishop William Henry Murphy III was carrying a 9 mm handgun in his carry-on luggage, according to the warrant by the Clayton County Police Department. A Transportation Security Administration official allegedly discovered the weapon during an X-ray screening. Murphy does have a license to carry permit, the warrant states.

Murphy appeared in court on Thursday where his bond was set at $2,500. He was charged with misdemeanor possession of a weapon in an unauthorized area.

Murphy received the title of bishop earlier this week.


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