A federal grand jury issued an indictment on Tuesday against Jose Inez Garcia Zarate, the undocumented immigrant who was acquitted on state charges of murder and manslaughter last week in the shooting of Kate Steinle.
The Mexican national will now face new immigration and gun charges as announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Attorney for the Northern District of California Brian Stretch and ATF Special Agent in Charge Jill Snyder.
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Detailed in a press release issued by the Department of Justice’s Northern District of California, the indictment against Garcia Zarate is for being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition and for being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm and ammunition. If convicted of the charges, the 47-year-old Garcia Zarate faces a maximum
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