UPDATE: Tucson police detain two suspects involved in midtown shooting

UPDATE: Tucson police detain two suspects involved in midtown shooting
Officers with the Tucson Police Department searched for at least two suspects involved in a shooting on Hayhurst Street near Glenn Street on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. (Source: Hannah Tiede, KOLD News 13)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Officers with the Tucson Police Department has two suspects in custody in connection to a shooting that sent one person to the hospital.

Police were originally dispatched to the area on an unrelated call on Hayhurst Street early afternoon on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, according to an email from TPD.

While on the call, the officers heard an altercation ensue between two men on the other side of nearby wall in a parking lot just before 1 p.m. involving gunfire.

The officers jumped the wall to investigate and the suspects fled the scene. Tucson police public information officer Sgt. Pete Dugan said the two suspects shot a man before fleeing.

The man was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Dugan said the two suspects, who are now in police custody, arranged to meet the victim online to purchase property from him. The victim was shot in what police believe was an attempted robbery.

Tucson robbery detectives are questioning the suspects and the victim, Dugan said.

Dugan urges anyone who agrees to meet with buyers or sellers online to do so in a well-light and well-populated area.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available. Stay with KOLD News 13 for more updates.

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