Stolen gun recovered after early morning disturbance

Kevin A. Hackman. Photo courtesy of Columbus Police Department.

Columbus police say they recovered a stolen handgun and arrested a Seymour man after a disturbance early Sunday morning.

44-year-old Kevin A. Hackman of Seymour is facing a charge of possession of stolen property/theft after the incident.

Police report that they were called to the 2300 block of Merchant’s Mile at 3:45 Sunday morning about a disturbance. They encountered Hackman and during a pat-down discovered a .380 caliber pistol in his back pocket. A search for the gun’s serial number revealed that it had been reported stolen from Jackson County.

Hackman was arrested and taken to the Bartholomew County Jail.