Metro Airport officials confirm to 7 Action News that a man was arrested after trying to take a loaded gun through airport security.
It happened Wednesday afternoon at the Westin Hotel checkpoint at the McNamara Terminal.
Officials say they believe the man forgot the handgun was in his bag and that he was not attempting to conceal it.
The man, who is not being identified, was processed by airport police and released.
Officials say he will have to appear in 34th District Court in the near future to face charges.