SALT LAKE CITY -- Authorities have found a loaded gun in luggage at Salt Lake City International Airport for the second time in a week.
Transportation Security Administration officials say the loaded 9 mm handgun was found at a security checkpoint Monday. They say the gun had seven bullets in the loaded clip and the passenger was carrying a second clip with seven more bullets.
Authorities say the passenger, who was headed to Greenville, S.C., was arrested on state charges. The man's name was not immediately released.
On Oct. 4, a man headed to Atlanta was arrested when a loaded .380 caliber pistol was found in his carry-on luggage at a security checkpoint.
TSA says that since January 2011, its officers nationwide have found more than 800 firearms in carry-on bags