UPDATE: Man shot to death near midtown hookah lounge

Man shot to death near midtown hookah lounge
Published: Jul. 27, 2018 at 9:23 AM MST|Updated: Jul. 27, 2018 at 1:51 PM MST
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Detectives from the Tucson Police Department are at the scene of a fatal shooting near a midtown hookah lounge early on Friday, July 27.

According to Sgt. Pete Dugan, a 20-year-old man was shot at a little before 2:30 a.m. in the parking lot at 4627 E. Speedway Boulevard, near North Swan Road.

There were many people at the scene that police had to clear out before Tucson Fire Department personnel could approach.

TPD gang units are investigating, but it is unknown if this is a gang-related incident.

Dugan said gunfire was exchanged between both parties, but it is not known how many people shot the victim.

Whoever shot the victim fled in a car of undisclosed description.

No further information was immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to call 88-CRIME.

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