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TSA officers find 3 loaded guns in carry-on bags at Indianapolis airport over long holiday weekend

The TSA said a gun was found Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday at concourse checkpoints.
Credit: AP/David Goldman
In this May 25, 2016, file photo, bins containing bags needing additional screening are automatically separated on a conveyer belt at an airport.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Transportation Security Administration said three firearms were discovered at the Indianapolis International Airport during the long holiday weekend.

The TSA said officers found a gun on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Sunday at concourse X-ray checkpoints.  

The TSA said all the guns were loaded and in carry-on bags.

Airport police responded to all three incidents to take possession of the firearms.

The TSA said passengers can be fined up to $4,100 for carrying a loaded handgun into a checkpoint area.

Nationally, the TSA screened 2.45 million passengers on Sunday.

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