COOLIDGE, AZ - A man accused of murdering his friend in a crowded parking lot over the Labor Day weekend was arrested Tuesday in Tucson, according to the Coolidge Police Department.
Jason Wright, 35, opened fire on Robert Calvin III, 20, killing him early Sunday morning, investigators stated in a news release.
Calvin’s friends and some of his family members watched him fall to the ground in the parking lot outside Demetri’s Grill and Pizzeria.
“I was telling him to keep breathing and to keep trying to talk,” said his friend, Anisa Robinson.
Paramedics rushed Calvin to Florence Hospital at Anthem, but he didn’t survive.
On Tuesday night, Wright was transported from Tucson to the Pinal County Jail.
He was arrested around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday and booked into jail on one count of second-degree murder.
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