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Loaded Gun Detected At Security Checkpoint In Bellingham Airport

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KIROTV.COM - A loaded firearm was detected at a security checkpoint Tuesday morning at Bellingham International Airport, said officials with the Transportation Security Administration.

According to officials, a.22-caliber Derringer revolver, loaded with five rounds of ammunition, was detected during a routine screening of carry-on bags.

The gun belonged to a passenger boarding a flight to Reno.

The passenger was allowed to board his flight after turning the firearm over to an individual who was not traveling.