Man Urinated on Lawn, Shot Offended Homeowner: Police

Friday, Jun 6, 2014  |  Updated 2:03 PM EDT
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A Miami man accused of urinating on a lawn and shooting the homeowner who complained about it was behind bars Friday.

Gilberto Martinez, 28, is facing an attempted second-degree murder charge in the shooting that happened back on March 9.

He was arrested Thursday and was ordered held on $50,000 bond Friday. It was unknown whether he has an attorney.

According to Miami Police, the victim, Jose Diaz Martinez, who isn't related to Gilberto Martinez, spotted the suspect urinating in front of his home in the 1800 block of Southwest 3rd Street.

When Jose Martinez confronted Gilberto Martinez and told him to stop and leave, an argument ensued. At one point, Gilberto Martinez pulled out a firearm and shot the victim several times in the torso, police said.

The suspect also pointed the gun at a witness before he fled the scene, police said. He admitted to the shooting after his arrest, police said.

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