GCPD: Murder Investigation


Dalton Janousek, Manager

Media Release-Murder
Office of the Chief of the Police
January 11, 2021
By Sergeant Lana Urteaga
On January 11, 2021, at around 3:00 a.m., officers of the Garden City Police Department were dispatched to the area of 200 N. 9th St. to assist Finney County EMS with an unresponsive man suffering from a head injury.
Upon arrival, officers found the man, Jose Adelaydo Gonzalez (39), was not breathing and had been shot in addition to his head injuries. Gonzalez was transported to St. Catherine Hospital, where he died.
The preliminary investigation determined Gonzalez had a small gathering at his residence. During the gathering, he was involved in a physical altercation and was shot. The unknown assailant fled before officers arrived. The investigation is ongoing.
The Garden City Police Department is requesting assistance from the community. If you witnessed this incident or have information related to this incident, you should call the Garden City Police Department (620) 276-1300. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers (620) 275-7807, or text your tip to Garden City PD, text GCTIP, and your tip to Tip411 (847411).
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