May 20, 2024

GCPD Media Release – Homicide

Garden City Police Department

On May 24, 2021, at around 11:05 P.M., Officers of the Garden City Police Department responded to the 1200 block of N 9th Street in reference to a man shot. Upon arrival, officers found a man sitting in the street who had been shot. He was transported by Finney County EMS to St. Catherine Hospital, where he later died.

The man is identified as Eraclio Hernandez Jr. (33), Garden City, KS.

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 at (620) 276-1300. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at (620) 275-7807 or text your tip to Garden City PD, text GCTIP, and your tip to Tip411 (847411).