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Shooting victim takes selfie of his wound and posts it to social media sites before calling an ambulance

By Mason White 11:27 AM March 27, 2015
Ryan E. Giroux and Isaac Martinez 

By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A shooting victim took the time of taking a selfie of his wound and posted it to social media sites before calling an ambulance, police in Arizona said.

Mesa Police said that 20-year-old Isaac Martinez of Mesa – who works at Bistro 13, a restaurant run by the East Valley Institute of Technology – suffered a gunshot wound during a killing spree by 41-year-old Ryan E. Giroux.

The incident unfolded on Wednesday morning, after Giroux approached him and demanded that he hand over the keys to his car.

When Martinez said no, Giroux shot him. Martinez immediately posted a picture of himself to Snapchat, a social media website.

After he was taken to a hospital, Martinez published another picture of himself in a hospital bed, with his bullet wound clearly visible.

He was treated and released. Martinez said that the bullet hit him from behind and went through his shoulder. According to the police investigation, Giroux came into the restaurant and demanded the keys to the getaway car.

Martinez refused. Giroux pulled out a gun and fired a shot, which hit Martinez. Martinez fell to the ground. After a few seconds, Martinez got up and ran out the back door.

Giroux killed one person and injured five people in the shooting rampage. He was arrested in Phoenix, and charged with murder.

His bail was set at $2 million.