SAN MARCOS, Tex. –– Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump, co-counsel Chevo Pastrano and Ginna Pastrano, and the family of Joshua Wright released a statement on the recent indictment of Hays County Corrections Officer Isaiah Garcia, who fired deadly shots at Joshua Wright. Garcia has been indicted for deadly conduct discharge firearm.
Joshua Wright, an inmate on pre-trial detention for accusations of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, was receiving medical treatment at Seton Hospital in the city of Kyle, Texas. Wright, whose ankles were shackled, died after he tried to leave the emergency room and was shot multiple times from behind by Garcia.
Attorneys released the following statement:
“The family of Joshua Wright is relieved by news of this indictment, as it gets us one step closer to ensuring that former officer Garcia will be held accountable for his deadly actions. It is crucial that when officers act violently and against protocol, that they and the departments that train them are held responsible for their actions to ensure that these killings stop happening. We will continue to support the Wright family through the legal process and lift them up in prayer as we fight for justice for Joshua.”
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