Woman sought for Jaroso shooting


COSTILLA COUNTY — The Costilla County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Irma Martinez, 44. Martinez is wanted on an active warrant for criminal attempt at first degree murder, assault in the second degree, reckless endangerment, violation of bail bond conditions, possession of a weapon by a previous offender and domestic violence.

These charges stem from a shooting that occurred October 21st at approximately 3:50 p.m. in Jaroso.

Deputy Michael Williams responded to a report of a shooting where he located a male victim with a single gunshot wound to the head. Costilla County EMS who also arrived on scene checked the victim and later cleared with no transport due to the victim refusing. A thorough investigation was then conducted. The Costilla County Sheriff’s Office thanks CSP for its help.

If anyone knows the whereabouts of Martinez please contact the Costilla County Sheriff’s Office at 719-672-0673, Dispatch at 719-589-5807, or Crime Stoppers at 719-589-4111.