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El Paso County Chief Judge Martinez, survivor of assassination attempt, to retire

Author: Lance Benzel - August 1, 2017 - Updated: August 1, 2017

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Chief Judge Gilbert Martinez in Colorado Springs retires today. (Dougal Brownlie/The Gazette) A bullet that flew into his living room and passed within a quarter-inch of his face brought Gilbert “Gil” Martinez to a sobering conclusion. “If someone wants to shoot you,” the veteran El Paso County judge said, “they can probably shoot you from […]

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