NEW DETAILS: Man sentenced in fatal shooting of Tucson woman

Police have obtained a warrant for the arrest of 31-year-old Emilio Casimiro Lopez
Emilio Casimiro Lopez, 31, is facing charges of first-degree murder and aggravated assault.(Tucson Police Department)
Published: Jan. 21, 2022 at 11:10 AM MST|Updated: Nov. 13, 2023 at 4:06 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The man who pleaded guilty in the fatal shooting of a Tucson woman learned his fate from a judge today, November 13.

Emilio Casimiro Lopez pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and aggravated assault in the death of 36-year-old Alejandra Valles Valenzuela near Irvington and Park on January 20, 2022.

He received an 18-year sentence with almost two years credit for time served.

The TPD said investigators think Valenzuela and the man got into a confrontation with Lopez before the shooting.

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