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Loaded Gun Found by TSA at Des Moines Airport

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DES MOINES, Iowa The Department of Homeland Security says TSA agents found a loaded gun at the Des Moines International Airport.

It happened Monday morning at 6:15. TSA agents found a .45 caliber firearm loaded with 12 rounds and an additional empty magazine in a carry-on bag during checkpoint screening.

Des Moines police took the weapon and cited the passenger on a local charge. The TSA did not release the name of passenger.

This is the third firearm discovered at the Des Moines Airport this year.

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