Man arrested for domestic violence, lights fire near child

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (KWCH) Garden City police arrest a man they say battered a woman and lit a fire near a child.

Police say on Tuesday, officers were dispatched to the 4100 block of E. Highway 50 for the report of domestic violence.

A woman told police the man pushed her into a wall and she hit her head. She said the man then lit a fire in close proximity to a one-year-old.

The woman left the residence with the child and went to St. Catherine Hospital. She was treated and released for minor
injuries. The child was not hurt.

Officers attempted to make contact with the suspect but were unable to locate him.

On Wednesday, 26-year-old Esteban Martinez was located at the home and taken into custody for attempted murder, aggravated battery and aggravated arson.