All along I figured Russell didn’t do it on purpose, but I would like to know why he needs the gun. It is his right as an American, but who wants to harm Bill Russell?
“Before boarding my flight from Seattle to Boston, I had accidentally left a legal firearm in my bag,” Russell said in a statement. “I apologize and truly regret the mistake.
“I was issued a citation by the TSA, whose agents couldn’t have been more thorough and professional when dealing with this. I really appreciate their efforts to keep air travel safe.”