Two shootings in Garden City this weekend, 1 fatal

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The Finney County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two separate shootings that happened this weekend. One of the shootings resulted in a fatality.

According to the Finney County Sheriff’s Office, one shooting happened on Highway 50 between 3rd Street and Campus Drive around 1:40 a.m. Sunday. The shooting involved a suspect or suspects shooting at another vehicle. 

One victim, identified as 17-year-old Ramon Enriquez, was taken to St. Catherine’s Hospital where he later died.

On Sunday, the SWAT team with assistance from Dodge City and Ford County executed a search warrant at 1410 B street. At this location, 21-year-old Anthony Chavez of Garden City and 20-year-old Andres Chavez were taken into custody and booked on suspicion of first-degree murder.

Another shooting happened in the 2500 block of W. Jones St. where two people were shot. The victims were taken to St. Catherine’s to be treated for their injuries. 

While investigating the shooting on Jones St., authorities say sheriff’s deputies began a vehicle pursuit and a suspect was shooting at the deputies. 

The suspect’s vehicle was later found abandoned on W. River Rd. about two miles east of the Kearney County line near the Klotz Sand Company. 

Officers from the Garden City Police Department, Finney County Sheriff’s Office and the Kansas Highway Patrol are searching the area for the suspect. 

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