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Jorge Alfonso Ramirez, 33, a migrant farm worker has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly firing a co-worker last Friday night. Monday, Ramirez was arraigned in Jefferson County Circuit Court on one charge of attempted murder. In a published report, Sheriff Jim Adkins says Ramirez found out about some alleged inappropriate advantages from a co-worker on his wife and overreacted; chasing him and shot at him. The investigation is continuing, and law enforcement are looking at potential crimes against other victims.  Ramirez' bail is set at $150,000; he's been placed on "hold" by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
 
 

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