Family’s attorney says former Leavenworth officer wasn’t provoked in deadly police shooting

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FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV | News, Weather, Sports—LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — A grand jury has indicted a former Leavenworth police officer accused of killing a 47-year-old man when responding to a disturbance call last summer. Leavenworth County District Attorney Todd Thompson said the grand jury has charged former officer Matthew Harrington with involuntary manslaughter in the death of Antonio Garcia Jr. The news was a big relief for the Garcia family. Harrington was called to a house on Rose Street in July 2017 after Garcia and his stepson got into...

County attorney to speak on deadly shooting of man involving Leavenworth officer. LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — Leavenworth County attorney Todd Thompson will host a news conference Monday about a shooting that involved a Leavenworth police officer killing a 47-year-old man. This news conference comes just one month after the family of Antonio Garcia Jr., announced that they have filed a lawsuit in an effort to see police body camera footage. The news conference will happen at 11:15 a.m. at the Leavenworth Justice Center. FOX4 will live stream that news conference in the video player...