Veteran charged with trying to bring loaded gun onto plane

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Josephine Coleman

A military veteran is being held on bond after being charged with trying to carry a loaded handgun onto an airplane at Midway Airport.

On Saturday, a TSA x-ray machine detected a gun with seven live rounds in a carry-on bag belonging to Josephine Coleman of Country Club Hills.

She was not allowed to board a Southwest flight to San Antonio.

She has a valid firearms owner ID.

Coleman told officers she forgot the gun was in her bag.

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