PCSD: Woman shoots, kills sex offender who tried to break into her home
TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - A convicted sex offender was shot and killed while trying to break into a woman’s home near Three Points on Friday, Aug. 11, authorities said.
The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said 42-year-old Jayson Magrum died in the shooting in the 15000 block of West Pyle Road.
The PCSD said Magrum was trying to break into a woman’s home. The woman told him to leave, but he did not stop.
The woman then grabbed a gun and fired a warning shot. The PCSD said Magrum tried to disarm her and was shot.
The woman wasn’t hurt and cooperated with deputies. As of Aug. 16, the woman is not facing any charges so 13 News is not naming her.
Magrum was a registered sex offender on the Arizona Department of Public Safety’s OffenderWatch website.
He was convicted in Utah of attempted forcible sexual abuse, a second-degree felony.
According to the Arizona Department of Corrections, Magrum was convicted of aggravated domestic violence in Pima County in 2014. He was sentenced to six months in prison.
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