UPDATE: Man charged in double homicide on south side

Yusuf Ahmed-Ibrahim has been arrested on two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting...
Yusuf Ahmed-Ibrahim has been arrested on two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of Sawsan Toma and Yvette Gutierrez in Tucson on Sunday, Nov. 13.(Tucson Police Department)
Published: Nov. 15, 2022 at 5:15 PM MST|Updated: Nov. 17, 2022 at 10:01 AM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A man is facing two first-degree murder charges after two women were found dead at a smoke shop in Tucson early Sunday, Nov. 13.

The Tucson Police Department said Sawsan Toma, 42, and Yvette Gutierrez, 31, were found shot to death inside Wadee Smoke Shop, which is located at 3919 South 12th Avenue.

The TPD said 43-year-old Yusuf Ahmed-Ibrahim was arrested near South Second Avenue and East 18th Street on Tuesday.

Ahmed-Ibrahim is being held on a $2 million bond. According to property documents, he is the owner of the building where the smoke shop was located.

Ahmed-Ibrahim was already facing aggravated assault charges from an incident earlier this year. He was indicted in June.

In 2021, he was indicted on charges of murder and discharging a firearm in June 2020. Both charges were dismissed in November 2021.