PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A man shot by a Providence police officer has been charged with heroin possession, domestic assault, vandalism and disorderly conduct.
The Providence Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1kuecxk) that Dari Garcia was arraigned Monday in District Court.
The 24-year-old Garicia is still recovering after Officer Ryan Moroney shot him twice Feb. 17 during a fight with Garcia’s family. Authorities say Garcia assaulted his mother and smashed a window of a van belonging to his sister. A baby was in the vehicle.
Garcia’s lawyer told police his family called because he was upset and trying to leave.
Garcia was unarmed and police found he was carrying heroin.
Information from: The Providence Journal, http://www.providencejournal.com