LINTHICUM, Md. (WJZ) — So far in 2019, there have been 27 guns caught at airport checkpoints at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, a new record.

Transportation Security Administration officers spotted the 27th gun on Tuesday when a Baltimore County man was found with a .25 caliber handgun loaded with six bullets- including one in the chamber.

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The man, who lives in Sparks, Maryland, said he had taken the gun to a shooting range and forgot he still had it with him.

It was spotted in the carry-on bag while it was inside the checkpoint X-ray machine. Maryland Transportation Authority Police confiscated the firearm and questioned the man before arresting him on weapons charges.

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With this catch, TSA has set the record for the number of guns caught at BWI Airport, surpassing the record of 26 set in 2017.