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Man busted with loaded gun at Hopkins Airport

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Cleveland Police say a passenger was busted Saturday morning with a loaded gun at a security checkpoint at Hopkins Airport.

It happened around 6:30 a.m.

Police say the man was going through checkpoint A when his luggage was being scanned and a loaded black Smith & Wesson .380 pistol was observed  by a TSA Agent.

On scene officers were notified, the weapon was removed from his luggage and the male was placed under arrest.

The passenger, a 56-year-old man from Chesterland, was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon but he has not been charged.

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