Crime / Weekend News

Man accidentally shoots brother and flees

By Alexis R Milan, Staff Reporter

A man accidentally shot his brother late on Friday night and the currently in critical condition according to police sources.

According to police information, Leon Garcia allegedly shot Shane Crawford, 30 at a house at corner Pickstock and Frederick streets.

Reports are that Garcia apparently believed Crawford was an intruder and fired a single shot, which caught Crawford in the buttocks and exited through his abdomen.

Police are currently seeking Garcia in connection with the incident but so far have been unable to ascertain his whereabouts.

Crawford remains at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in a critical condition.

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