Accused purse snatching gunman jailed, held on bond

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)The accused purse-snatcher police say unleashed a round of bullets at eyewitnesses sit in his jail cell Sunday evening.

20-year-old Christopher Martinez made the short walk to appear by video conference before the judge Sunday morning.

APD says he grabbed a woman’s purse at a Taco Bell Saturday.

Isaac Russ, a nearby manager from Bob’s Burgers, heard the screams and chased Martinez down.

Russ say when he turned the corner Martinez fired some shots.

There were no reports of injury.

Martinez is charged with robbery and aggravated assault.

In court the judge set his bond at $30,000.

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