November 27, 2022

Man arrested after altercation with woman, schools temporarily placed in lockdown

Garden City, Ks (westrenkansasnews.com) – On October 25, 2022, at around 9:40 A.M., Officers of the Garden City Police Department were dispatched to East Garden Village for an aggravated assault that just occurred.


Officers learned that a woman had been in a physical altercation with a man known to her. The investigation revealed that the woman and the man, identified as Antonio Hodge-Dominguez (22), Garden City, KS got into an argument when Hodge-Dominguez allegedly became upset and slammed a refrigerator door and hit the woman’s hand. Hodge-Dominguez allegedly threatened the woman with kitchen knives and a chair. During the altercation, the woman was able to leave the residence and call police. Officers arrived on scene and attempted to call Hodge-Dominguez out of the residence for
approximately one hour, but attempts were unsuccessful. Officers searched the surrounding area, and the Kansas Highway Patrol and Finney County EMS responded to assist. Officers later made voice contact with Hodge-Dominguez inside the residence.


After Officers entered the residence, Hodge-Dominguez was taken into custody without further incident. Victor Ornelas Elementary School and Charles O. Stones Intermediate Center were placed on lockdown as a precaution until Hodge-Dominguez was located by law enforcement. The schools were in lockdown for approximately 30 minutes. Hodge-Dominguez was lodged in the Finney County on the following charges:
• Aggravated Assault
• Domestic Battery
• Criminal Threat
• Disorderly Conduct