Police locate and arrest suspect in June homicide, Tucson

The homicide occured in Tucson back in June. The suspect was located in the Phoenix area.

Police locate and arrest suspect in June homicide, Tucson
Christopher Guzman, 33. (Source: TPD)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - After months of searching and with collaboration from Phoenix authorities, officers with the Tucson Police Department have located and arrested the main suspect in a homicide investigation that began back in June.

At about 10 p.m. on June 1st, officers responed to the 700 block of West Columbia Street after receiving reports of a shooting at a residence. Upon arrival, officers located an adult woman with clear signs of gunshot trauma. After life-saving efforts by both TPD and the Tucson Fire Department, 20-year-old Sabrina M. Arvizu was pronounced deceased at on scene.

After months-long investigations, homicide detectives were able to develop 33-year-old Christopher Guzman as the main suspect in Arvizu’s murder.

On Nov. 6, detectives obtained a felony warrant for Guzman’s arrest.

During the early morning hours of Nov. 10, officers from the Phoenix Police Department located Guzman in the 1300 block of East Vista Avenue. After a brief pursuit on foot, Guzman was arrested and taken into custody,

The suspect was booked into Maricopa County Jail on his warrant for first-and-second degree murder.

Guzman will be transferred to Pima County Jail and faces other felony charges from Phoenix area jurisdictions.

More information on this story when more details are available.

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