Octavio Hernandez, 26, has been formally charged from the alleged shooting incident that took place on Wednesday, April 11 in Dodge City.

According to assistant Ford County Attorney Ricardo Leal, Hernandez has been charged with one count of aggravated intimidation of a witness or victim, one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, two counts of criminal threat, one count of aggravated endangering a child, one count of criminal deprivation of property, two counts of criminal trespass and one count of criminal discharge of a firearm.

The aggravated intimidation of a witness and criminal trespass charges were the newest charges added since the arrest of Hernandez and according to the formal charges, Hernandez will not be charged with disorderly conduct.

According to Leal, the penalties for the formal charges are: Aggravated intimidation of a witness or victim is a severity level 6 person felony. The punishment range is from 17 months to 46 months in prison and up to a $100,000 fine.

Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon is a severity level 7 person felony. The punishment range is from 11 months to 34 months in prison and up to a $100,000 fine.

Criminal threat is a severity level 9 person felony. The punishment range is from five months to 17 months in prison and up to a $100,000 fine.

Aggravated endangering a child is a severity level 9 person felony. The punishment range is from five months to 17 months in prison and up to a $100,000 fine.

Criminal deprivation of property is a class A nonperson misdemeanor. The punishment range is up to 12 months in county jail and up to a $2,500 fine.

Criminal trespass is a class B nonperson misdemeanor. The punishment range is up to six months in county jail and up to a $1,000 fine.

Criminal discharge of a firearm is a class C nonperson misdemeanor. The punishment range is up to 30 days in jail and up to a $500 fine.

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