ELLSWORTH COUNTY – A man who was shot and wounded during a central Kansas law enforcement chase continues to recuperate in a Wichita hospital.
Authorities have not released the condition of Alberto J. Garcia-Tapia, 35, or said where on his body he was wounded.
He was charged Friday in Ellsworth County District Court with felony fleeing, felony aggravated assault on law enforcement officers and felony DUI.
No court date has been scheduled.
Three officers from two jurisdictions fired their weapons during the chase Thursday night with Garcia-Tapia, according to a media release from the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.
Garcia- Tapia will remain in custody in lieu of bond, according to a media release from the Ellsworth County District Attorney.
Garcia-Tapia has previous convictions in Edwards County for Aggravated Battery and Assault and in Stafford County for DUI and Flee and Attempt to Flee and Elude Law Enforcement, according to the Kansas Department of Corrections.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.