UArizona Student Shot in On-Campus Parking Garage

The Tucson Police Department and University of Arizona Police Department are investigating a deadly shooting of a university student that occured on-campus Saturday evening.

UAPD officers responded to the Cherry Avenue Parking Garage around 11 p.m. for a report of shots fired, said President Robert Robbins, in a letter sent to the UArizona community. Upon arrival, UAPD officers found a man with gunshot trauma. Aid was rendered to the victim, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The suspect vehicle fled the scene and was last seen traveling northbound on Cherry, the vehicle is described as a red-colored four-door Cadillac SUV. UAPD says there is no ongoing threat to campus.

TPD says that the investigation is still in the early stages, and details are limited.

No further details were immediately released. Anyone with information is asked to call 911.


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