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State senator caught with unloaded handgun at Des Moines airport

Des Moines police said Sen. Brad Zaun, R-Urbandale, does have a permit to carry a gun.

DES MOINES, Iowa — Authorities caught a Republican state lawmaker with an unloaded handgun at the Des Moines International Airport Friday, according to police.

State Sen. Brad Zaun, R-Urbandale, was cited for violating ordinance 22-55, according to the Des Moines Police Department. 

Zaun does have a permit to carry. 

Local 5 has reached out to Zaun, but has yet to hear back as of Friday night. 

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