Man Charged In New Year’s Day Shooting

DENVER (CBS4)– A man has been formally charged in a deadly shooting on New Year’s Day.

Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey has charged Robert Rubio with murder and assault in connection with a shooting that occurred about 9:30 p.m. on New Year’s Day.

Rubio, 26, is accused of shooting and killing Troy Martinez and wounding a 22-year-old man while they were visiting a friend at home in the 1000 block of S. Alcott Street.

Martinez, 21, died at the hospital a short time later.

Police in Denver investigate a deadly shooting that left one man dead and another injured on Tuesday night. (credit: CBS)

Police in Denver investigate a deadly shooting that left one man dead and another injured on Tuesday night. (credit: CBS)

The other man suffered non-life threatening injuries and is expected to recover.

Rubio remains in custody in the Denver Detention Center. His next court appearance has not been scheduled.

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