A Grafton man faces multiple felony charges after an incident involving a gun occurred Wednesday in the City of Grafton.
According to court documents, at approximately 10:25 a.m. Wednesday, Grafton Police responded to the Walsh County Law Enforcement Center for a report of an incident involving a gun. Through the investigation, officers learned that the victim's vehicle, a 2008 Pontiac Grand Prix, had two holes in the windows, and the victim indicated that the suspect, Juan Pablo Martinez, thought the victim is romantically involved with Martinez's girlfriend. The victim met Martinez's girlfriend on the west side of Zip Trip to assist her with airing a tire on her vehicle.
It was at that time that Martinez drove up in a 2008 Ford Escape and began firing an unknown firearm into the vehicle that the victim was seated in. The vehicle had a hole in the drivers side window, near where a person's head would be, a hole in the third small window on the drivers side and a hole in the passengers side front window, court documents state.
Further investigation, by Grafton Police Chief Anthony Dumas and Sheriff Ron Jurgens, located one spent casing from what appeared to be a medium sized handgun lying on the west side of the Zip Trip.
A large law enforcement contingent converged on Grafton, searching for Martinez.
He was eventually arrested at 4:17 p.m. at 50 East Division Stteet, inside of the laundry area, without incident.
He is being held in the Walsh County Law Enforcement Center on a $400,000 cash only bond.
Martinez is scheduled to appear in Walsh County District Court on October 26 for an initial appearance.