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Man Arrested After Firing A Bullet Into A Paulden Home Saturday, Where A Two-Month-Old Was Inside

A man was arrested after a bullet from the handgun he had, went through a wall of a house that is home to a couple and their two-month-old baby. Yavapai County Sheriff’s officials were called to the Paulden home Saturday night. When deputies arrived and noticed the bullet hole in the home. Their investigation revealed that the bullet appeared to come from a nearby home. The deputies were invited to enter the suspects’ residence, in which they noticed casings, bullets and a handgun consistent with the impact holes. One of the suspects, Jesus Martinez, admitted he owned the handgun, and he was the only one who uses it, but said he did not know anything about a gunshot that night. Martinez was arrested and charged with recklessly handle of firearm, endangerment, aggravated assault, criminal damage, disorderly conduct and discharging firearm at an occupied residence.

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