Gun Goes Off At Airport Security Checkpoint

December 12, 2011 Updated Dec 12, 2011 at 8:51 PM EDT

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Gun Goes Off At Airport Security Checkpoint

December 12, 2011 Updated Dec 12, 2011 at 8:51 PM EDT

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, police said a passenger's .22-caliber handgun went off while in line at a security checkpoint on Sunday at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta.

The passenger, a 43-year-old Georgia man, was arrested on charges of carrying a weapon in an unauthorized place, according to the Journal-Constitution story. Nobody was injured as a result of the gun going off, according to the report.

Read the Atlanta Journal-Constitution story HERE.