A judge ordered a Michigan man held on $25,000 bail after he allegedly tried to board an airplane in Chicago with a loaded handgun.
Bond was set Sunday for 67-year-old Francis Cook IV of Delton, Mich., a day after Chicago police say he tried to board a plane at O’Hare International Airport.READ MORE: Lawsuit Filed Against University Of Michigan Days After $490M Settlement Of Sexual Abuse Claims
Police say a .380-semiautomatic handgun was found in Cook’s luggage as he was checking it in through an X-ray machine at about 11:30 a.m. Saturday. They say the gun had five live rounds in its magazine and one in the chamber.READ MORE: Detroit Family Seeking Justice 1 Year After 21-Year-Old Man Shot, Killed
Cook was supposed to board an American Airlines flight to Dallas.
He did not speak during a brief hearing at the Cook County Courthouse. His attorney says Cook is a military veteran.MORE NEWS: Oakland County Commissioners Approve $3.2 Million In Response To Oxford High School Shooting
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