Jef­fco of­fi­cials iden­tify man killed by home­owner dur­ing ap­par­ent rob­bery at­tempt

The Denver Post - - NEWS -

Jef­fer­son County au­thor­i­ties have re­leased the name of a 38- year- man who was shot to death by a home­owner who had ad­ver­tised on Craigslist.

David M. Martinez was killed Sun­day af­ter he and an ac­com­plice al­legedly went to a home in the 5400 block of South Taft Court to rob a man who had ad­ver­tised mul­ti­ple items he wanted to sell on Craigslist. The se­cond sus­pect has not been cap­tured. Martinez and the ac­com­plice threat­ened the home­owner with a gun, tied him up and stole items from the home.

The home­owner was able to free him­self, re­trieve his gun and con­front the thieves out­side his home.

The home­owner fired sev­eral shots, fa­tally wound­ing Martinez.

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