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Shooting Update

Posted on 30th April 2015 at 09:10

While Detectives continue to investigate Tuesday night’s shooting at a home on Monahan Road, the man who allegedly pulled the trigger is now in custody. Martin Joe Anderson, 41, was arrested late on Tuesday night, booked on charges of first-degree assault, reckless endangerment and felon in possession of a gun. He’s accused of wounding James Blood, 40, of Castle Rock, who allegedly had come to Anderson’s house, upset over Anderson’s relationship with Blood’s estranged wife. Anderson allegedly fired one round from a 9-millimeter pistol, hitting Blood in the leg. There are some conflicting stories being told; Blood’s estranged wife says that’s Anderson was trying to protect her. A search warrant was served yesterday at Anderson’s home, looking for additional evidence. Detective Sergeant Brad Thurman is leading the investigation; call the Sheriff’s Office at 577-3092 if you have any information on this case.