Man arrested after bloodied girlfriend found in apartment complex

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Chuck Martinez, 35, has been arrested for domestic violence attempted first-degree murder and first-degree assault.(Photo: JCSO)

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A man has been arrested after a domestic violence attack hospitalized his girlfriend Monday.

Police responded to the apartment complex located at the 3500 block of South Nelson Circle, near Hampden Avenue and Kipling Street on a report of a woman walking through the complex covered in blood.

A fellow tenant saw her, attempted to give aid and called 911. The victim was transported to a hospital with serious bodily injuries.

Her boyfriend Chuck Martinez, 35, was arrested near the complex without incident, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

Police say the attack happened in the apartment the couple shared. The suspect was booked into the Jefferson County Jail for a domestic violence criminal attempt of first-degree homicide and a domestic violence first-degree assault.

Martinez is being held on a $1,000,000 bond and is scheduled for his first court appearance on July 15 at 10 a.m.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says the investigation is still continuing.

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