Gathia Dunn, 38, of North Chicago

A man was arrested after he allegedly pointed a loaded handgun at a driver that rear-ended him at an intersection in North Chicago, prosecutors said.

Gathia Dunn, 38, of North Chicago, was charged with aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, aggravated assault, reckless driving, following too closely, improper stop without signal and illegal transportation of alcohol by a driver.

A North Chicago police officer saw a driver rear-end Dunn’s car at the intersection of Green Bay Road and Forrestal Drive last Friday, Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney Mary Daly said during a bond hearing.

The driver that rear-ended Dunn told police that Dunn pointed a gun at them. No shots were fired.

Officers found an open container of alcohol and a loaded handgun with one round in the chamber inside Dunn’s vehicle, Daly said.

Dunn has a Firearm Owners Identification (FOID) card but he does not have a license to conceal carry a firearm, Daly said.

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Prosecutors asked Lake County Judge Stacey Seneczko for a $75,000 bond, which was granted.

Dunn was released on Saturday from the Lake County Jail, jail records show.

A status hearing was held on Wednesday and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for October 20, court records show.