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Montgomery man face felony charges for alleged August assault

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Additional charges have been filed against a man who allegedly fired a handgun in the air and then pointed it at a woman in August in unincorporated southwest suburban Montgomery.

About 1:56 a.m. on Aug. 19, Kendall County sheriff’s deputies responded to a call from a woman of a disturbance at a residence in the 0-40 block of Wyndham Drive in unincorporated Montgomery, Ill., according to a statement from Kendall County sheriffs. The woman stated that a male had displayed a handgun, fired a round into the air and then pointed the gun at her while running towards her.

Responding deputies found a gun from the residence that had been reported stolen, police said.

Christopher Garcia, 28, was arrested and charged with possession of a stolen firearm, unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon, possession of a weapon without a FOID card and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. He lives in unincorporated Montgomery, Ill., police said.

Detectives continued the investigation and received additional information from residents in the area. On Sept.12, the Kendall County State’s Attorney’s Office additionally charged Garcia with unlawful possession of ammunition by a felon and reckless discharge of a firearm.

Garcia remains in custody at the Kendall County Jail.