BURBANK (CBSLA.com) — Police say they arrested rapper “Too Short” after he brought a loaded handgun through the security check at Bob Hope Airport.

Todd Anthony Shaw was passing through a checkpoint at the airport around 1:45 p.m. Wednesday “when a TSA employee noticed a carry-on bag passing through the scanner that contained a handgun,” Burbank police Sgt. Claudio Losacco told The Burbank Leader.

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“Mr. Shaw left the concourse without his belongings, via an exit door, before he could be detained,” Losacco said.

The rapper returned to the airport Thursday with his attorney.

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He reportedly was cited for having a loaded handgun in a public place and released.

Shaw is due to appear Nov. 3 in a Burbank courtroom.

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