MARICOPA, AZ — A suspect wanted in connection to a double homicide in Maricopa Wednesday morning has been taken into custody by Tucson police.
Juan Jose Cazares Jr. was arrested without incident by Tucson authorities around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Maricopa police spokesman Luis Vila confirmed. No other details about the arrest were released.
Officials had been searching for Cazares since 4 a.m. Wednesday, after officers responding to a Maricopa home near Honeycutt and Rancho Mirage roads found two people dead.
Police say the victims, a man and woman, had both been fatally shot.
The moments leading up to the shooting are still under investigation. Police said the incident was not a random attack, and was part of a domestic incident.