TSA stops Kentucky man from bringing loaded handgun on flight at Milwaukee airport

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Transportation Security Administration officers (TSA) officers stopped a man from carrying a loaded handgun onto a plane at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport. 

It happened Thursday morning, Oct. 8. 

They found a 9 mm gun in a Kentucky man's carry-on bag. The TSA immediately called for a Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department deputy and the gun was confiscated. 

The TSA statement does not say whether the man was detained. 

A typical fine for someone who tries to get on board with a loaded gun ranges from $4,100 to more than $13,000. 

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