JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4)– The suspect who was shot and killed after a home invasion in Jefferson County on Sunday has been identified.
There were two suspects in a gold Mustang who responded to a Craigslist ad on Sunday. One of the suspects, David Martinez, was shot and killed while he was trying to get away.READ MORE: Denver Cops File For Injunction To Stop Mandatory Vaccines
Investigators say the two men went into the home on Taft Court near Belleview and Simms and tied up the male homeowner. He got loose, ran out and began firing at Martinez, 38, who was driving away in his SUV.
While the search continues for the accomplice the district attorney will decide if the homeowner should be charged for shooting and killing the suspected intruder. The district attorney will decide if any charges should be filed.READ MORE: Large Fire Erupts At Westminster Apartment Building; Federal Blvd. Partially Closed
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is warning people that if they advertise things for sale on the Internet they should be careful and go to a neutral location like a sheriff’s office. If they must show up at their home, have other people around them.
The Jeffco Sheriff has not released Martinez’s mug shot because of pending photo lineups with several witnesses.MORE NEWS: Wongel Estifanos Died Due To 'Multiple Operator Errors' On Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park Ride
Investigators were trying to determine whether the same suspects were wanted in another attempted robbery the day before.