Updated 08/26/12 – 5:07 p.m.
CHICAGO (STMW) — A southwest suburban man was charged after he allegedly tried bringing a handgun onto a plane at Midway Airport on Friday morning.READ MORE: Chaos In The Loop Leads To Shooting, Beatings; 21 Young People Arrested
About 9:40 a.m., Matthew Bysina, 23, had a handgun in his bag as he went through security at Midway, police News Affairs alleged.READ MORE: Office Of Former Attorney William Enslen Goes Up In Flames After His Unsolved Murder In June
Bysina, of the 200 block of South Woodrow St. in southwest suburban Manhattan, allegedly told officers that he forgot the gun was in the bag, police News Affairs said.
Bysina was cuffed and charged with a felony count of boarding an aircraft with a weapon, police News Affairs said.MORE NEWS: West Side Middle Schoolers' Holiday Wrapping Paper Design Goes National
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