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Police: UArizona student's shooting death called a homicide

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Posted at 3:18 PM, Feb 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-21 17:18:19-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — Authorities say a University of Arizona student has died following a shooting at a parking garage on campus and it’s being investigated as a homicide.

Campus police say officers responded to a call of shots fired at the Cherry Avenue Garage near the McKale Center basketball arena around 11 p.m. Saturday.

Police found the student with gunshot wounds and say he pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the student wasn’t immediately released.

The Tucson Police Department has taken over the investigation of the fatal shooting and says it’s an isolated incident.

Police say they’re investigating a backstory that led to a fight between the suspect and the victim.