Man facing weapons charges after caught with loaded handgun at BWI

Posted at 7:54 PM, Aug 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-04 19:54:58-04

A man was arrested at BWI Airport Wednesday after officials say he tried to take a loaded gun on an airplane.

TSA officers discovered 9 mm, semiautomatic handgun was loaded with six bullets including one in the chamber. The gun was inside the man’s carry-on bag.

TSA called Maryland Transportation Authority Police who confiscated the gun and arrested the man on state weapons charges.