SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A Springfield man who has been charged in a shooting has pleaded guilty. Erick Garcia has been charged with four counts of first-degree robbery, one count of armed criminal action, and one count of first-degree assault– serious physical injury or special victim.

According to the probable cause statement, when officers arrived, the victim had been shot in his upper back. The victim was transported to a local hospital.

Garcia is scheduled to be sentenced on April, 8th, 2022.