Tucson police arrest 19-year-old for deadly shooting that killed two

Manaury Acevedo, Javier Araiza-Lugo found dead near Dodge and East March Place

Tucson police arrest 19-year-old for deadly shooting that killed two
Raul Corrales, 19, was arrested Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 in Tucson, Ariz. for his alleged involvement in a double homicide a few days prior. Corrales was booked into the Pima County Adult Detention Complex for two counts of first-degree murder. (Source: Tucson Police Department)

This story has been updated to reflect the latest information.

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A local teenager is behind bars for his alleged involvement in a double homicide that happened in a midtown neighborhood.

Raul Corrales, 19, was arrested Sunday, Sept. 20, for first-degree murder in connection to the killing of two young men earlier this month, according to a news release from the Tucson Police Department.

Investigators stated in the release Corrales was apprehended after he turned himself in.

Manaury Acevedo, 21, and Javier Araiza-Lugo, 20, were found dead near South Dodge and East March Place.

The TPD said officers were called to the area, which is just south of Reid Park, around 9 p.m, Friday, Sept. 18.

Acevedo, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was found in the road with a handgun next to him. An empty SUV was stopped in the road, according to the release.

Araiza-Lupo was found in a nearby alley and was also pronounced dead at the scene.

Acevedo and Araiza-Lupo knew each other and were both in the SUV before the shooting, the release stated.

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