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Four people killed, including constable, at Tucson apartment complex

4 killed in Tucson apartment shooting
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Posted at 3:30 PM, Aug 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-26 18:01:23-04

TUCSON, AZ — The Tucson Police Department has confirmed four people, including a constable, were killed in a shooting Thursday morning.

One of the victims was Pima County Justice Precinct 8 Constable Deborah Martinez-Garibay, appointed to the vacant position by the Board of Supervisors earlier this year in March.

Police say Martinez-Garibay and an employee of the complex, 28-year-old Angela Fox-Heath, were serving an eviction notice to a tenant when the shooting happened.

According to police, the eviction notice was being served against 24-year-old Gavin Lee Stansell. When the two contacted Stansell, Fox-Heath was shot and killed by him. As police responded, Martinez-Garibay was eventually found inside an apartment shot and killed.

Police say Stansell also shot and killed a neighbor, 25-year-old Elijah Miranda, before eventually killing himself.

Governor Doug Ducey sent a release Thursday night saying that flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff Friday in order to honor Martinez-Garibay and other innocent lives lost.