UPDATE: Man arrested in connection with deadly drive-by shooting on Tucson’s south side

UPDATE: Man arrested in connection with deadly drive-by shooting on Tucson’s south side
Mario Obregon (Source: Pima County Sheriff’s Department)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A man has been arrested in connection with a deadly drive-by shooting on Tucson’s south side in late February.

The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said Mario Obregon was arrested early Thursday, March 4. He is facing charges of first-degree murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

The PCSD said the 35-year-old Obregon fatally shot Luis Lopez on Feb. 25.

According to investigators, the 42-year-old Lopez was driving south on Contractors Way. Obregon was in another vehicle and allegedly fired at Lopez as he passed at a high rate of speed.

Lopez was hit and died at a local hospital.

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