Police: Suspect arrested in fatal Tucson shooting

Brennen Virgil Moristo
Brennen Virgil Moristo(Tucson Police Department)
Published: Mar. 13, 2023 at 5:49 PM MST|Updated: Jun. 8, 2023 at 6:08 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - Homicide detectives from the Tucson Police Department have identified and arrested a suspect in a fatal shooting that happened on March 11.

TPD responded to a shooting around 2 a.m. on March 11 at an apartment complex in the 1000 block of E. Benson Hwy.

When officers arrived, they found an adult male with signs of gunshot trauma. They began life-saving measures until personnel from the Tucson Fire Department arrived.

Despite their efforts, police say 40-year-old Marte Alcorn did not survive.

According to police, Alcorn had been in an altercation before the shooting.

Tucson police identified the suspect as 26-year-old Brennen Virgil Moristo, who was detained by police in Downtown Tucson in relation to a separate investigation.

Moristo is facing a second-degree murder charge and is being held on a $1 million bond.

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