Massac County Man Arrested for Battery, Disorderly Conduct
MASSAC CO. -- A Massac County man has been arrested for firing a handgun near his home.
David Hausman, 41, is charged with aggravated battery and disorderly conduct.
Just before 9 p.m. Tuesday, deputies with the Massac County Sheriff's Office were called to 8209 Unity School Road for reports that Hausman was in the yard firing a gun.
Traffic was diverted and residents in the area were evacuated.
Hausman fled into a corn field before deputies arrived. An Illinois State Police plane was en route from Belleville to help search for Hausman, but he left the field and turned himself in before the plane reached Massac County.
Hausman was taken to the Massac County Jail.
Metropolis Police and Brookport Police Departments assisted at the scene.
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