UA shooting suspect arrested, released the same day

Published: May. 2, 2016 at 7:38 PM MST|Updated: Mar. 2, 2018 at 4:16 PM MST
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A suspect in the April 27 shooting on the University of Arizona campus was released just before 10 p.m. Monday, less than a day after being arrested.

A judge agreed to release him under certain conditions, according to police.

Christopher Eugene, 29, was arrested without incident at his residence at 7 a.m., and was booked into the Pima County Jail on three felony charges: aggravated assault with a deadly weapon (two counts) and aggravated robbery.

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By the evening, he appeared in video court.

His bond was initially set at $50,000. Eugene's next court date is May 23.

According to police, detectives are still looking for other people of interest in the case.

Neither Eugene nor the victim have any affiliation with the university, police said.

The shooting was reported at 7:34 p.m. on April 27 in the area of the Keating/BIO5 building, 1657 E. Helen Street.

The victim was treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound in his buttock.

READ MORE: Police release composite image of UA shooting suspect

Anyone with information asked to call 88-CRIME.

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