CHICAGO (CBS) — A 35-year-old man from Georgia was arrested at Midway International Airport on Monday, after security screeners found a loaded handgun in his carry-on luggage.

WBBM Newsradio’s John Cody reports Transportation Security Administration workers found a loaded 9 mm Desert Eagle pistol in Kevin Champion’s luggage as he was going through a security checkpoint before his flight from Midway to Atlanta.

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TSA spokesman Michael McCarthy said it was the sixth firearm found in luggage at Midway this year.

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There were no indications he intended to cause harm, but he was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor for carrying a concealed firearm in an airport.

Champion, from Clarkston, Georgia, was scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 1 at the Misdemeanor Branch Court at 51st Street and Wentworth Avenue.

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