Primitivo Garcia, who was 23 at the time, was shot outside of Westport High School in 1967 when he came to the aid of his teacher. His brother, Alfredo Garcia, remembers that fateful day. Primitivo Garcia Elementary School at 1000 W. 17th Street is named in his honor. Keith Myers The Kansas City Star
Primitivo Garcia, who was 23 at the time, was shot outside of Westport High School in 1967 when he came to the aid of his teacher. His brother, Alfredo Garcia, remembers that fateful day. Primitivo Garcia Elementary School at 1000 W. 17th Street is named in his honor. Keith Myers The Kansas City Star

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October 16, 2016 7:00 AM

Nearly 50 years later, Primitivo Garcia is still a hero for the ages

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