September 1, 2014

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Shooting victim released from hospital

Shooting victim Vivien Garcia was released from MetroHealth Medical Center on Saturday, a nursing supervisor said Sunday.

Garcia, of the 1200 block of East 36th Street in Lorain, was shot Nov. 27 on the front porch of a house at 1531 E. 31st St., in Lorain, according to police. Garcia’s husband, Walter Maldonado, is accused of shooting her. Police said Maldonado was targeting a man in the home with whom he was feuding.

Maldonado, also of the 1200 block of East 36th Street in Lorain, pleaded not guilty Dec. 2 in Lorain Municipal Court and is free on a $65,000 bond, according to court records. His case has been bound over to a grand jury.