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Gun Found at Security Checkpoint in Huntsville Airport Tuesday

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WZDX) - A .22 revolver was found in the security checkpoint at Huntsville International Airport on Tuesday.

A Transportation Security Administration Spokesman says the gun was discovered in a passenger's carry-on bag around 5:30 p.m.

It was the fourth gun found by TSA agents at the Huntsville airport this year.

According to TSA rules, anyone in possession of a loaded firearm found at a checkpoint or on an aircraft faces criminal charges and a fine ranging from $3,000 to $7,500.

The handgun was turned over to airport police. It's unclear whether the passenger was taken into custody.

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