Cleveland 19's Scott Taylor has learned that the woman war arrested as her bag went through an X-ray machine.
Last year at Hopkins, six guns were found in carry-on bags. Already this year, 12 have been discovered.
And in just one week, a record 68 firearms were discovered in carry-ons at airports across the country.
61 of those weapons were loaded, 25 had a round in the chamber, including the one found at Hopkins.
The woman arrested does have a concealed weapons permit.
"Because I'm used to legally carrying my weapon on a daily basis, I simply forgot it was in my bag," the woman told our Scott Taylor.
TSA officials tell us that it happens a lot. People just forget.
A grand jury will decide whether the woman will face criminal charges.
So far this year TSA has found more than 2,200 guns in carry-ons with a lot of other odd items, including a 12 ounce bottle of lighter fluid at an airport in Alaska and a pack of fireworks in Boise.
TSA has a popular Instagram account that keeps a record of what they find, including a spear gun, a .40 caliber stock rifle that folds and "Batarangs" which you should only find on Batman's utility belt.