By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — TSA officers are finding more guns at Chicago airport checkpoints.

They found 11 guns in July at Midway and O’Hare.

The guns were not in checked bags. These could’ve got on planes. In June they found 18 guns. On average, the TSA finds an average of seven guns a month.

People can be fined up to $13,000 for bringing a gun to a checkpoint.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff