UPDATE: Authorities identify man in officer-involved shooting in Tucson
TUCSON, Ariz. (13 News) - The Pima County Sheriff’s Department has released new details after a man died in an officer-involved shooting in Tucson late Thursday, Oct. 26.
The Tucson Police Department said it happened around 9:30 p.m. at a home in the 100 block of West Bilby Road, which is west of South 6th Avenue.
Officers received reports of an armed man shooting into the air. When officers arrived, the man was in the front yard of the home.
The man allegedly fired multiple rounds and was shot by an officer.
The officer who discharged his weapon has been identified as Officer Joshua Camacho, an 8-year veteran of the Tucson Police Department.
The TPD identified the man as 43-year-old Matthew Salinas, who died at the scene. The TPD said a firearm was found near his body.
No officers or residents were hurt, according to the TPD.
The Pima Regional Critical Incident Team is handling the criminal investigation, while the TPD’s Office of Professional Standards will conduct a separate investigation to determine if any policy violations occurred.
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