- Associated Press - Friday, September 18, 2015

WEST COVINA, Calif. (AP) - In a story Sept. 15 about a California Highway Patrol officer who was shot, The Associated Press reported erroneously who provided the officer’s name. It was the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office, not CHP Officer Jose Barrios.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Fontana man charged with attempted murder of CHP officer

Fontana man charged with attempted murder in shooting of California Highway Patrol officer

WEST COVINA, Calif. (AP) - A Fontana man has been charged with trying to kill a California Highway Patrol officer during a traffic stop last week.

The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office announced the charges in a statement Tuesday in the shooting of CHP Officer Felix Serpas.

Thirty-year-old John Garcia is accused of attempted murder, assaulting a peace officer with a firearm and fleeing the crime scene.

CHP spokesman Officer Jose Barrios said last week that the officer pulled over the suspect, who had been weaving through traffic in West Covina in an SUV on Friday. He said the suspect shot and injured the officer as he approached the car.

The suspect then led officers on a nearly one-hour chase that ended with his arrest.

If convicted, Garcia faces a maximum sentence of 40 years to life in state prison.

It is unclear if he has obtained an attorney.

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