GREELEY, Colo. — The Weld District Attorney’s Office announced Friday the shooting of a man at Missile Silo Park in June was justified.
According to a news release from the Weld County Sheriff’s Office, officials from the Greeley Police Department and Weld County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a suspicious person at Missile Site Park in Weld County on June 8.
The man, 54-year-old Stephen Garcia, was allegedly holding a road flare in his hands near a methanol tank when a Greeley officer fired at him.
He was arrested and charged with attempted first-degree murder, attempted first-degree assault and attempted manufacture of an incendiary device.
According to a news release from the Weld District Attorney’s Office, the officer who shot Garcia was justified.