Teen dies, man injured in west-side shooting

Teen dies, man injured in west-side shooting
The deadly confrontation happened in a parking lot of an apartment complex at 41 S. Shannon Road on Monday, April 5. (Source: Tucson Police Department)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A 17-year-old boy died and a man was injured in a shooting incident at a west-side apartment complex Monday night, April 5.

According to police, the deceased victim is Francisco Ramon Santamaria Aguirre.

An exchange of gunfire was reported at about 10:30 p.m. in a parking lot of the complex at 41 S. Shannon Road.

After the gunfire, a 25-year-old man drove away and crashed into a power pole at Shannon and Broadway Boulevard. Responding officers rendered aid to him for gunshot trauma until Tucson Fire Department medics arrived and took him to Banner-University Medical Center for treatment.

Aguirre was taken in a personal vehicle to St. Mary’s hospital for treatment of gunshot trauma. He was pronounced dead shortly after arrival at the hospital.

No other injuries were reported and no suspects have been identified.

This is an ongoing investigation and police ask anyone with information to call 88-CRIME or 911.

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