Man dies in shooting during fight in downtown Tucson

(KOLD News 13)
Published: Oct. 7, 2022 at 9:40 PM MST|Updated: Oct. 8, 2022 at 8:16 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A man was fatally shot during a fight outside a bar in downtown Tucson late, Friday, Oct. 7.

The Tucson Police Department said Elias Cordova, 32, was shot in a parking lot near North Fourth Avenue and East Sixth Street and died at a local hospital.

The TPD said Cordova got in a verbal altercation inside a bar and then followed the other man into the parking lot where a fight started.

The man, who has not been named, pulled a firearm and shot Cordova, according to the TPD.

The man who shot Cordova remained on the scene. The TPD said the investigation is ongoing and no one has been arrested.

Anyone with information is asked to call 88-CRIME.

According to several social media posts, Cordova was a coach with the Tucson Scorpion football and cheer program.

A fundraising drive for Cordova has been set up to help with funeral costs. You can donate by going HERE.