09/14/2012 03:59 pm ET

TSA Confiscates Gun From Carry On At Washington, D.C.'s Ronald Reagan Airport

A man was caught attempting to bring a gun onto a plane at Washington, D.C.'s Ronald Reagan National Airport Friday, reports ABC 7.

The West Virginia man was heading to Detroit with the weapon in his carry-on bag.

The gun was confiscated, and he was able to make his flight, reports WTOP. He was charged with a misdemeanor.

According to the TSA, the agency finds four to five guns in carry-on bags at airports every day.