Updated: February 22, 2014 at 10:16 am
A man was arrested Friday after bringing a loaded gun into the Colorado Springs airport, police said.
Colorado Springs police said a Transportation Security Administration screener spotted a gun in the man's backpack.
After searching the bag, officers found a loaded handgun.
The man admitted that the gun was his, and told police that he forgot to remove the gun from his bag.
He was released, and booked for a later flight, police said.