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Authorities investigating fatal shooting in South Tucson

The South Tucson Police Department said Aaron Eleando, 39, died after a shooting early Sunday,...
The South Tucson Police Department said Aaron Eleando, 39, died after a shooting early Sunday, June 20.
Published: Jun. 21, 2021 at 3:23 PM MST|Updated: Jun. 22, 2021 at 1:52 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting in South Tucson early Sunday, June 20.

The South Tucson Police Department said it happened at Cafe Santa Rosa, located at 2615 South 6th Avenue.

The STPD said Aaron Elando, 39, was shot in the parking lot and died at a local hospital.

Authorities said Elando got into an argument with a person or persons inside the restaurant’s banquet hall.

Someone fired a handgun inside the hall and people fled into the parking lot.

The STPD said while in the parking lot Elando, pointed a firearm in the direction of one of the musicians from the band that was performing in the hall.

That band member and his brother fired at and hit Elando several times. They said they did not know Elando and had never met him.

No charges have been filed and there have been no arrests in the case. Anyone with information should call 88-CRIME or go to www.88crime.org

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