TSA officers stop woman with loaded handgun at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – A woman attempting to carry a loaded handgun onto an airplane at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport was stopped by Transportation Security Administration officers on Thursday, November 12.

According to a press release, the woman attempted to carry a loaded .380 caliber handgun and a magazine with seven bullets onto an airplane.

At 6:30 a.m., a TSA officer detected the gun in the woman’s bag.

According to a press release, this is the 10th firearm detected at the airport this year. A total of 16 firearms were detected at the airport’s security checkpoints last year.

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