Shooting suspect arrested after Amber Alert for 3 children

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (AP) — Police say a man is facing preliminary attempted murder charges in the shooting of two people outside a suburban Indianapolis warehouse that prompted an Amber Alert while they searched for him and three young children.

Christhian Garcia, center, is shown with his children, from left, Johnson Garcia, Marcos Garcia and Christhian Garcia.

Brownsburg police Sgt. April Hyde says 25-year-old Cristhian Garcia was arrested about noon Wednesday after a downtown Indianapolis traffic stop. Hyde says the children — ages 8, 5 and 2 — were unharmed but didn’t give details.

Garcia is suspected of shooting 22-year-old Alicia Canizales and 25-year-old Jesus Huesca about 10 p.m. Tuesday as they arrived for work at a Home Goods distribution center in Brownsburg. Hyde says Huesca was hospitalized in critical condition, while Canizales was awake and alert.

Hyde says Garcia was in a domestic relationship with Canizales, who is the children’s mother.

 

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