Police Say Woman Escapes Gunshot, Man Arrested for Incident

Published 06/12 2012 11:27AM

Updated 06/12 2012 06:52PM

    A Wichita Falls woman safely escapes an aggravated assault inside her home and police say the man responsible for the assault is now behind bars.
    An arrest affidavit states 28-year-old Michael Anthony Garcia kicked in the back door of the woman's home.
    The victim says Garcia was carrying a rifle.
    She says he pushed her to the ground and when she got up to run away, he fired the gun.
    She says the bullet missed her and instead struck a wall in the home.
    After more struggle the victim was able to get away.
    Garcia is charged with aggravated assault family violence, unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, and other charges.
    His bond totals more than $113-thousand.

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