2016 News Releases

Alejandro Arturo Garcia-Garcia found guilty of attempted capital murder

Release Date: Apr 28, 2016

INDEPENDENCE – (April 28, 2016) − A Montgomery County jury today found Alejandro Arturo Garcia-Garcia, a.k.a. Alex Garcia, a.k.a. Alejandro Garcia, 23, guilty of one count of attempted capital murder, one count of kidnapping, one count of burglary and one count of interference with law enforcement, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.

The attempted capital murder charge is in connection with a shooting at a Montgomery County sheriff’s deputy. The crimes occurred in Montgomery County in May 2015. Mr. Garcia-Garcia faces additional charges in Oklahoma in connection with a shooting of a law enforcement officer there.

Judge Jeffrey Gossard presided over the trial. Sentencing has been scheduled for June 16 at 9 a.m. in Montgomery County District Court.

The case was investigated by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. Assistant Attorney General Steven Karrer of Schmidt’s office prosecuted the case.

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