$25K bond for Indiana man arrested with loaded gun at O’Hare

(CHICAGO) Bond was set at $25,000 on Wednesday for a southern Indiana man arrested for having a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag at O’Hare International Airport on Tuesday morning.

Brian R. Hardman, 47, faces one felony count of attempting to board an aircraft with a weapon and one misdemeanor count of unlawful use of a weapon, according to Chicago Police.

About 8 a.m. Tuesday, the TSA discovered the loaded 9mm Kel-Tec in Hardman’s carry-on, according to TSA spokesman Michael McCarthy. He was en route to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Hardman, of the 1200 block of Longmeadow Way in Evansville, Ind., was ordered held on a $25,000 bond on Wednesday, according to police and Cook County court records. He is next due in court on March 3.

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