Aug 7, 2011 1:19 PM by AP Posted by James H Egbert

Handgun discharges at Denver airport

DENVER (AP) - An unchecked handgun discharged early Sunday at Denver International Airport.

Denver Police say they were called to the baggage scanning area at about 6:45 a.m. after an undeclared handgun was found in a bag at check-in.

The Denver Post reports that police said in a news release they cleared the firearm and the firearm
discharged "into a barrel designed for this purpose."

There was no report of injuries. Police were investigating.

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