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Gun Found in Bag at Yeager Airport


The Transportation Security Administration says a loaded handgun was discovered in a carry-on bag at Yeager Airport in Charleston.

The agency says airport police cited a South Charleston woman on a state weapon’s charge Sunday.

TSA officers saw the .22-caliber handgun in the bag during a routine screening at an X-ray machine checkpoint. The gun was loaded with five bullets.

Airport police confiscated the gun.