Bond set at $500K for suspect charged in Stevens Point hotel shooting

Published: Dec. 2, 2019 at 3:56 PM CST
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The 24-year-old Florida man accused of shooting an injuring a man at a vacant hotel on Thanksgiving has been charged with attempted first-degree intentional homicide, operating a firearm while intoxicated and strangulation.

Cristhian Martinez’s bond was previously set at $500,000 cash.

Police said the shooting happened early Thanksgiving day at the now-closed Comfort Suites. A 20-year-old male suffered three gunshot wounds and was in stable condition as of last week.

Martinez and the victim are from West Palm Beach.

Police said Martinez, the victim and two others were living at the hotel while working on construction. The hotel has been closed since May due to water damage, mold issues and deteriorating conditions.

Martinez is expected to learn Dec. 30 if his case will head to trial.

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