Sparta shooting suspects formally charged

Two men involved in a Sparta shooting have been charged.

Turner Wood, 22, and Matthew Rasmussen, 22, appeared in court on Wednesday.

Wood was charged with 1st degree intentional homicide, attempted robbery with use of force, kidnapping, manufacturing and delivering of Methamphetamine, possessing a firearm and bail jumping.

Rasmussen was charged with felony murder, aiding to a felony and bail jumping.

Adam Garcia, 27, of Sparta was found with a gunshot wound in late May at his residence on N. Water Street.

Garcia was transported to Sparta hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A witness states he saw two masked men enter the home and heard someone yell, “I told you mother f**** not to lie to me” and then fire two rounds at Garcia.

A woman present at the home when Garcia was shot also states Wood shot Garcia.

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