UPDATE: Two teens charged after shooting at Tucson apartment complex
TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Two teens have been charged after a shooting left one man dead at an apartment complex in Tucson early Friday, May 20.
18-year-old Rene Alejandro Uranga and 18-year-old Luis Isaiah Navarro have were identified as suspects in a robbery that resulted in the death of 18-year-old Edwin Jonatan Gutierrez. Uranga and Navarro, along with another suspect, were also charged in the death of 40-year-old Alma Gomez earlier that month.
Officers got numerous 911 call shortly after midnight about a shooting in the 6300 block of South Headley Road. Once they got there, they found Gutierrez suffering from gunshot wounds in an apartment. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Tucson police detectives believe Navarro, Uranga and Gutierrez forced their way into the apartment, planning to rob the people inside, before gunfire was exchange and Gutierrez was shot.
Several vehicles from the Tucson Police Department, including a crime scene van, were seen at La Posada Apartments, which is located at 6300 South Headley Road. The area is close to Mission and Valencia.
KOLD saw crime scene tape on a staircase leading to a second-floor apartment at the complex. Residents said they heard several gunshots around 12:30 a.m. and TPD officers arrived on the scene in five minutes.
Uranga and Navarro were booked into the Pima County jail with bond set at $1 million each. They both face charges of felony murder, armed robbery and kidnapping.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME, with the option of staying anonymous.
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