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Correction: Airport-Loaded Gun story

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — In a story April 18 about the discovery of a handgun in a passenger's carry-on luggage at Lynchburg Regional Airport, The Associated Press reported erroneously that TSA officers arrested the traveler. He was arrested by Lynchburg police.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Indiana man arrested after gun found in bag

Indiana man arrested by police in Virginia after loaded handgun found in carry-on bag

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Authorities say a man was arrested by Lynchburg police after a loaded gun was found in his carry-on baggage at Lynchburg Regional Airport.

The Transportation Security Administration says the .38-caliber handgun with five rounds was found Thursday as the bag passed through an X-ray machine. The TSA says Lynchburg police officers confiscated the handgun and arrested the traveler on a weapons charge.

The man's name was not available Friday from the Lynchburg Police Department. He was from Bedford, Ind., and was traveling to Indianapolis.

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