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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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