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Teen dies following shooting on south side

Tucson police are investigating a fatal shooting on South Park Avenue.
Tucson police are investigating a fatal shooting on South Park Avenue.(AP)
Published: Jul. 9, 2021 at 2:21 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Police are investigating after a teen was fatally shot on Tucson’s south side late Thursday, July 8.

The Tucson Police Department said officers were called to the Quik Mart on 6301 South Park Avenue around 9 p.m.

They found Carlos Valdez suffering from gunshot wounds in the parking lot of the store. The 19-year-old Valdez died at a local hospital.

The TPD said Valdez got into an argument with a group of people before the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call 88-CRIME or go to www.88crime.org. You can remain anonymous.

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