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UPDATE: Teen arrested in fatal shooting at Tucson apartment complex

Terrayne Newsome is facing a first-degree murder charge in the fatal shooting of Felix...
Terrayne Newsome is facing a first-degree murder charge in the fatal shooting of Felix Alexandrew Pichardo in Tucson on Thursday, July 8.(Tucson Police Department)
Published: Jul. 7, 2021 at 1:56 PM MST|Updated: Jul. 7, 2021 at 4:34 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A 15-year-old boy is in jail without bond on Friday, July 9 after he allegedly shot and killed another teenager two days earlier.

Tucson police arrested Terrayne Newsome, 15, on a first-degree murder charge, according to a news release, after they found him at a home in the south side of Tucson near 12th Avenue and Los Reales Road.

The Tucson Police Department said officers were called to the complex, at 4250 E. 29th Street, around 12:30 p.m. for a report of a shooting.

According to a news release from police, bystanders were found tending to 18-year-old Felix Alexandrew Pichardo when first responders arrived. Medics took over treating Pichardo on the scene before taking him to Banner University Medical Center, where he died shortly after arriving.

Through interviews and collecting evidence, police said, the Violent Crimes Unit determined Pichardo had gotten into a physical confrontation with before he was shot and identified Newsome as a suspect.

A SWAT team searched a nearby apartment, where they found more evidence. Police said they are still actively investigating Pichardo’s death. Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to call 88-CRIME. Callers can remain anonymous.

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