Sahuarita Police arrest shooting suspect

(Pima County Sheriff's Department)
Published: Aug. 7, 2023 at 10:17 PM MST|Updated: Sep. 6, 2023 at 4:21 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) -The Sahuarita Police Department has arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal shooting that happened on Monday, August 7.

The Sahuarita police were dispatched to a residence near the intersection of South Burro Canyon Place and East Ashburn Mountain Drive for the report of an unknown problem.

When Sahuarita officers arrived at the scene, they found an injured man with obvious gunshot wounds. He was later pronounced deceased by paramedics. The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Sahuarita resident Daniel Walker.

During the investigation, Sahuarita Police Department Detectives established a probable cause to arrest 40-year-old Sahuarita resident Tyesha Wayne for one count of domestic violence second-degree murder.

The SPD said Wayne was arrested at her residence without incident and booked into the Pima County Jail on the evening of August 9.

The investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information that may assist in this investigation, we request that you reach out to SPD Detectives by calling 911 or 344-7000 during business hours or by contacting our tip line at 520-445-7847.

You may remain anonymous or provide your contact information.

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