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Suburban man charged after gun found in backpack at O'Hare

Suburban man charged after gun found in backpack at O'Hare

A suburban man was trying to fly to Las Vegas on Wednesday when security at O'Hare found a loaded gun in his backpack, according to prosecutors and an arrest report. Aaron Anderson, 46, of Des Plaines, was going through security when a TSA agent saw the outline of a gun in his backpack on the X-ray, according to the arrest report. Security officials took a .22 caliber chrome pistol loaded with five live rounds from Anderson's bag and placed him under arrest. Anderson has been charged with trying to board an aircraft with a weapon, a felony, as well as misdemeanor charges of possessing a firearm and ammunition without valid Firearm Owner's...

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