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Tucson police seek witnesses after man shot to death outside south-side residence

Anyone with information is asked to call 88-CRIME.
Anyone with information is asked to call 88-CRIME.(Tucson Police Department)
Updated: Jun. 1, 2021 at 9:38 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Tucson Police Department is looking for suspects after a man died from gunshot wounds outside of a residence on the south side.

On June 1, at 2:42 a.m., officers from Operations Division South were dispatched to a 911 call report of a shooting at a residence in the 400 block of W. Ohio Street.

Upon arrival, officers located a man in the front yard with obvious signs of gunshot trauma, and they immediately began rendering aid. Tucson Fire Medics also responded and continued to render aid. Despite lifesaving efforts, the victim succumbed to his injuries and died at the scene. The victim was identified as 38-year-old Manuel Erminio Martinez–Gomez. Next of kin was notified.

According to interviews conducted by officers and detectives, Martinez-Gomez was living at the residence. Before the shooting, detectives believe he was sitting in a vehicle that was parked in the front yard. Just before 2:40 a.m., residents from the home reported hearing several gunshots outside. They found Martinez-Gomez inside the vehicle with gunshot trauma and they called 911.

Detectives are actively pursuing leads and are seeking any information regarding this homicide. You can call 911 or 88-CRIME and, as always, you can remain anonymous.

Additional details will be released as they become available.

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