Former Bucs WR Louis Murphy arrested at TIA for concealed gun

TAMPA -- A former wide receiver for the Buccaneers and the University of Florida, Louis Murphy, was arrested on a concealed weapons charge following the discovery of a firearm in his possession at a Tampa International Airport security checkpoint on Wednesday morning.

The Tampa Bay Times reported that Murphy, 29, was arrested at 9:10 a.m. by Tampa International Airport Police and released on $2,000 bond at 2:45 p.m.

A TIA airport spokeswoman confirmed that the firearm was discovered at the security checkpoint but the Times said there was no other details released about Murphy's arrest.

Murphy, a St. Petersburg native and former Lakewood High player, was waived by the Bucs in November, according to the Times.

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