New York has some of the strictest gun laws in the country.  It's a fact some gun owners traveling to the state sometimes miss with incarcerating results. For one Tennessee medical student at least, jail has been avoided.

There is no such place to check a gun.  She was promptly arrested.

Her attorney negotiated a plea deal where she plead guilty to a misdemeanor and will only have probation.  This will allow her to still practice medicine in the field she chooses once she completes medical school.