Eppley TSA stops loaded gun at checkpoint

Published: Jun. 19, 2020 at 10:50 AM CDT
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A Hamilton County man was stopped by TSA at Eppley Airfield Wednesday after they detected a .22 caliber handgun loaded with 14 bullets.

The handgun was tucked in his carry-on bag with a bullet in the chamber.

The police were notified. When a firearm is detected on an individual at a checkpoint, lane operations are halted until the matter is resolved by the police, according to a release.