UPDATE: Man facing murder charge following fight on west side of Tucson

UPDATE: Man facing murder charge following fight on west side of Tucson
Joshua Ward, 44, is facing charges of first-degree murder and aggravated assault. (Source: Pima County Sheriff’s Department)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A Pima County man is facing charges after a fight left another man dead on the west side late Tuesday, June 9.

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said Josh Michael Ward, 44, was arrested Wednesday on charges of first-degree murder and aggravated assault.

The PCSD was called to the 5600 block of South Sandario Road around 7 p.m. Tuesday about a fight.

James Scott, 66, was found dead at the scene while another man, who has not been named, suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

The PCSD said Ward fled the scene after the fight and was later spotted by a resident, who called 911.

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