Man Arrested in Connection to East Cape Girardeau Shooting Charged With Attempted Murder

Man Arrested in Connection to East Cape Girardeau Shooting Charged With Attempted Murder

Merced Martinez, the Cape Girardeau man arrested in connection to a shooting in East Cape Girardeau earlier this month is being charged with attempted murder. According to Illinois State Police, Martinez was arrested last Saturday in Cape after an Illinois State Police investigation. Martinez is being held in Missouri currently, but efforts to extradite him to Illinois are under way.