Loaded Gun Found in Carry-On Bag at Des Moines Airport

DES MOINES, Iowa - A man faces charges after the Transportation Security Administration says it found a handgun in his bag at the Des Moines International Airport.

TSA says a Polk County man was stopped by officers after they spotted a 9mm handgun loaded with 14 bullets in his carry-on bag last Thursday.

Des Moines Police confiscated the firearm and cited the unnamed man on a weapons charge after it was spotted in an x-ray machine..

It's the second firearm confiscated in the past couple of weeks after a Dallas County man was caught with a loaded weapon there in June 25th.

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