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Gun detected at TSA checkpoint in Virginia

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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - A Virginia man who authorities say brought a loaded handgun to the airport has been cited.

The Daily Press reports Transportation Security Administration officers found the handgun in a carry-on bag at Norfolk International Airport on Sunday.

The TSA says the gun was a .380-caliber handgun that was loaded with seven bullets and was detected as it went through an X-ray machine.

Airport police confiscated the man's gun and cited him.

Information from: Daily Press, http://www.dailypress.com/

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