Man, 29, facing drug charges, attempted murder charges in Chicago shooting

A man is facing several charges in connection with a shooting earlier this year in Cragin on the Northwest Side.

Michael Garcia, 29, was arrested Friday and charged with felony counts of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and armed violence in the Jan. 16 incident, Chicago police said.


Garcia allegedly fired on a 35-year-old man at 7:50 p.m. that day in the 5300 block of West Oakdale Avenue, leaving the man critically injured, police said.

Michael Garcia | Chicago Police Department

Garcia is also charged with heroin and cocaine possession in connection with the shooting, police said.

He was expected to appear at a bond hearing Saturday.