ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Ryan Martinez, charged in the shooting Jacob Johns at an Oñate statue demonstration in Espanola, is in custody awaiting trial. Martinez’ lawyer has filed an appeal to his pretrial detention.
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Martinez is charged with attempted murder with a firearm and hate crime enhancements. A judge granted the state’s request to keep him locked up until trial. Martinez’ attorney filed the appeal calling the pretrial detention “arbitrary, capricious and unsupported by evidence of dangerousness.”