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Arrest made in deadly Tucson road rage shooting

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Posted at 7:45 AM, Oct 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-22 10:45:23-04

TUCSON, AZ — Thanks in part to community support, authorities have arrested the suspect in a road rage-connected shooting that resulted in the death of a Tucson woman.

Tucson police say 21-year-old Savannah Narcaroti was shot to death on Tuesday around 4:20 p.m.

She was with a man who was also shot and hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

According to witnesses, Narcaroti and a male companion were driving in the area when a motorcyclist and his passenger engaged in a road rage incident. Following the interaction, an individual on the motorcycle shot Nacaroti and the man she was with.

Tucson police homicide detectives released surveillance video of the suspect and requested assistance from the community in identifying the suspect which resulted in information that detectives were able to use to locate and arrest 30-year-old Justin Clark Nichols at a hotel.

Police: 21-year-old woman shot, killed by motorcyclist in road rage clash

They also located the motorcycle that was used in the shooting and had been reported stolen.

Nichols was booked into Pima County Jail and charged with first-degree murder, drive-by shooting, aggravated assault, and endangerment.