John Gillespie announces District Attorney bid

WICHITA COUNTY, TX (KAUZ) - A Wichita County Assistant District Attorney announced on Wednesday he is throwing his hat into the ring to be the county's next top prosecutor.

John Gillespie made his announcement on the front lawn of the Wichita Co. Courthouse Wednesday morning.

Gillespie is from Burkburnett and has been a prosecutor for 16 years.

He said he spent those years fighting for children and the vulnerable.

Gillespie told his supporters if elected as DA he will continue to personally prosecute cases in the courtroom.

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