Wichitan convicted on federal gun charges
02/18/2014 11:44 AM
02/18/2014 11:45 AM
A Wichita man with a felony conviction was found guilty Tuesday of unlawful possession of a gun.
Michael R. Horn, 42, was found guilty by a jury in federal court of one count of unlawful possession of a Bersa .380 caliber handgun and one count of unlawful possession of 10 rounds of ammunition for the gun, according to a news release by U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom’s office. He was found with the gun and ammunition in September.
Federal law prohibits Horn from having a gun and ammunition because he was convicted on a felony charge of aggravated battery in 2004 in Sedgwick County District Court. His sentencing date will be set later.
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