CHICAGO (WLS) -- TSA agents found a loaded gun inside a carry-on bag at the security checkpoint at Midway International Airport.
Kevin Champion, 35, was arrested by Chicago police at Midway on August 18. He is charged with a misdemeanor carrying concealed firearms in an airport.
Officials said Champion, who lives in Georgia, was flying to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. He was released on bond, police said.
The 9mm Desert Eagle firearm is the sixth weapon found in carry-on luggage at Chicago's Midway Airport in 2014. Firearms can be transported in checked bags if unloaded, properly packed and declared to the airline.
Loaded gun found at Midway Airport TSA checkpoint
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