FAIRFIELD – City Councilman Matt Garcia, 22, was declared brain dead from a gunshot wound to the head, sending a city into grief Tuesday and prompting law enforcement agencies across the region to launch an all-out manhunt for the gunman. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/09/03/BA2312NFFK.DTL&feed=rss.bayarea
One of the youngest elected officials in California, Garcia was just 21 when he was sworn in last fall as a councilman in this city of 105,000, the Solano County seat. Throughout his campaign for his first term, Garcia said he would use his youth to tackle the problem of crime, especially among his peers.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has authorized a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those involved in the shooting.
how much do you want to bet you were paying the rent for this chick who had 5 kids living in her place?
Aunt held in death of 15-year-old Antioch girl
Orman, who said the death appears to have resulted from the “most extreme” case of child neglect he’s seen in nearly a quarter-century in law enforcement,
canvassed the two-story house and was taken aback by the stark contrast in living conditions between the victim and her brother and Davis’ three biological children.Whereas Davis’ children — ages 18, 17, and 7 — lived in bedrooms with typical
furnishings for a suburban upbringing, Orman said, the room where the victim and her brother stayed was in utter disrepair.
“I’m glad it’s done,” Gardner said wearily. “I just want to sit down and have some Hennessy.”