9OYS Crime Watch
Police identify shooting victim
Web Producer: Ina Ronquillo
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Tucson Police have identified the man killed in a shooting early Tuesday morning as 23-year-old Ramon Bracamonte.
Sgt. Maria Hawke tells KGUN9 that police responded to an apartment complex located at 6200 South Campbell Avenue in regards to a shooting.
Bracamonte was found in the parking lot and was transported to a hospital for treatment of his life-threatening injuries. The victim died as a results of his injuries.
Detectives have determined the victim and another male had engaged in an altercation with a group of unknown individuals in the apartment complex. The altercation escalated to the point where shots were fired.
Several people were detained during the course of the investigation, but none have been arrested.
Police believed there may have been a barricaded subject in the apartment. However, nobody was found inside.
Detectives later served a search warrant at the same apartment and located what appeared to be a grenade. In order to ensure the safety of citizens and law enforcement personnel, the building was evacuated and Bomb Squad personnel were requested.
The Bomb Squad personnel collected the suspected grenade and removed it from the premises. It was examined and determined to be inert.
Anyone with information about the motives or suspect(s) associated with this incident are urged to to call 911 or 88-CRIME.